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SOLVENT. One who has sufficient to pay his debts, and all obligations. Dig. 50, 16, 114.

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The limit of estimating plastic particle sizes using this simple method could be increasesd by using less volatile solvents.
Volatile solvents (liquids that vaporize at room temperature) include paint thinners and removers, dry-cleaning fluids, correction fluid, and felt-tip markers.
To decrease cure time of the adhesives, either more volatile solvents must be used or the use of higher solids contents is incorporated into product formulations.
An intrinsically safe version of OTIS, which can be used with gasoline and volatile solvents, is expected to be available in spring 2002.
* Volatile solvents such as paint thinners, degreasers, and glues
The vapor load is higher when volatile solvents are used in the solutions.
Plasticizers also act to limit the retention of volatile solvents by certain resins.
Volatile solvents belong to the category of psychoactive drugs, which are central nervous system depressants (Alcohol and Drug Authority of Western Australia, 1993).
Delamination of hard-to-separate composite or multi-component materials without use of heat or volatile solvents is said to be possible with a new process developed by Result Technology AG of Mammern, Switzerland.
* Volatile solvents -- butane, gas, goop (a product used to resole shoes), paint, kerosene, gun cleaning solvents, nail polish and nail polish remover, rubber cement, paint thinner, model glue, varnish, toxic markers, lighter fluid and propane.
Such soy-based products would eliminate the need for volatile solvents currently used to speed drying.
By substituting supercritical carbon dioxide for much of the volatile solvents in conventional low-solids and high-solids topcoats and sealers, the system reportedly can reduce VOCs by as much as 50 to 80 percent.