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thickening agent

Any substance added to a liquid to increase its viscosity without substantially altering its other properties (e.g., taste, clarity) or its responses to chemical (e.g., altered pH) or physical conditions (e.g., low temperatures).
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Global sizing and thickening agents market research: information by type (natural and synthetic, mineral & hydrocolloid), application (food and beverage, paints & coatings, paper & paperboard, textile, others) - Forecast till 2023 research: information by type (natural and synthetic, mineral & hydrocolloid), application (food and beverage, paints & coatings, paper & paperboard, textile, others) - Forecast till 2023
Considering the concentrations, at time zero, we observed differences in osmolality between the formula without a thickening agent and those with various concentrations of the thickening agent (p<0.05).
Stabilizing and thickening agent: Chocolate milk, cottage cheese, ice cream, infant formula, jelly.
On the other hand, a thickening agent in many vaginal lubricants sold commercially impedes the virus' ability to infect female mice via their genital tracts--even in the presence of the spermicide.
The innovative use of a common infant cereal as an iron-fortified thickening agent significantly improved food texture and increased iron content of pureed and minced meals by 57%, without any discernible change in flavour.
Among suppliers providing natural lotions is Germany-based Herbacin, which produces skin care creams that are made without mineral oils, animal ingredients, sodium chloride as a thickening agent, or artificial coloring.
For Cussler's research, he and student Brian Gettelfinger filled a university pool with a mix of water and guar, a thickening agent, and asked people to swim through it to see if it would affect their speed.
Unofficially referred to by some as liquid body armor, STF is made of equal parts polyethylene glycol (an inert, nontoxic thickening agent used in a variety of common products, including ice cream) and miniscule glass particles, said Eric Wetzel, who heads the STF project team in the Weapons and Materials Research Directorate of the U.S.
"It's amazing how many things contain wheat flour ( they even put it in soup as a thickening agent, and of course bread's out for me now.
The alga, known as "long ogo" by the Japanese, is eaten by people in Hawaii, Asia, and the Pacific and is also a source of agar, a common thickening agent in Japanese cooking.
Specific markets using the YR-1 rheometer include companies producing thickening agent (starches, alginates) for the food and cosmetics industries, adhesives manufacturers working with medium to high viscosity materials, and greases/lubricants for automotive and aerospace applications.
This white coloured paste, however, requires vigorous stirring before use due to the active acid ingredients and a tendency of the thickening agent to separate.