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As round wire abrades due to the aggregate flow over and through the screen cloth, the openings become larger and the wire diameter becomes smaller.
Organic coatings are resistant to most insults and stresses, but they can be damaged, including by wear that abrades the surface, scraping or scratching that breaks the surface, or compressive stress that causes indentation.
Rotary action abrades material to break apart and release slag, dross, and coke from recoverable metals.