wetting agent


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wetting agent

1. Any agent, such as a surfactant, that allows a fluid to spread over and coat a surface to which it is applied.
2. In radiographic wet film processing, a solution used after washing to reduce surface tension and accelerate water flow from the film to speed drying.
See also: agent
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In our Ti[O.sub.2]-based masterbatches, color homogeneity became better if organic pigments were used instead of dyes, and it could be further improved if a wetting agent (up to 10m/m%) was added to that masterbatch.
The wetting agent was incorporated into the tap water at the rate of 2000 ppm (Karcher and Landreth 2003; Mitra et al.
The new foams and the wetting agent are used by numerous French fire brigades; French chemical processing companies, including Atochem in Pierre-Benite and Aventis in Villefranche; car manufacturer Renault in Cleon; and uranium processor Cogema in Marcoule.
Contact lens wearers who want to use a rinse or wetting agent or eye drops after disinfecting their lenses must purchase a preserved or non-preserved sterile saline solution.
Request for quotations : wetting agent for spinning machines broken down by 2 lots
Attributes/Comments: TRITON HW-1000 Surfactant High Performance Wetting Agent is a non-silicone based, superior wetting and leveling agent offering low foaming and the ability to wet various substrates.
Table 2--Blue Printing Ink Formulation Ingredient Weight in grams Joncryl [R] 624 45.0 Joncryl 60 15.0 BFD-1121 Blue dispersion 30.0 Water 9.0 Airase [R] 4500 defoamer 0.20 Wetting agent 0.50 Wood Coatings
It entails applying to damaged or chemically treated hair a composition comprised of an aqueous solvent; a hair shaft bonding agent; a wetting agent; and a thickening agent that increases the viscosity of the hair restorative composition before application to damaged hair.
Strongly stable in both acid and alkaline media, this rosin acid dispersion is said to offer unique properties to the formulator or as a wetting agent where non-foaming is critical, according to the company.
This method is completed without conditioning the peat moss material with a wetting agent to preserve the natural hydrophobicity of the peat moss material in order to impede water penetrati on within the article.
herbicide acetolactate synthase inhibitor with active ingredient (foramsulfuron 50 g / l - tiencarbazon-methyl 30 g / l) or surfactant active substance tax (non-ionic wetting agent based on rapeseed allowed and compatible for use with the active substance (forasulfuron 50 g / l - tiencarbazon-methyl 30 g / l)) in the amount of 140 l 140 l 280 liter (a, s), 34 000 byn
Dodecanol can be used in many forms such as alcohol ethoxylate and sulfates, which are used as wetting agent and emulsifiers in paints and coatings.