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in environmental law relating to waste, the physical, thermal, chemical or biological processes, including sorting, that change the characteristics of waste in order to reduce its volume, reduce its hazardous nature, facilitate its handling, or enhance its recoverability.
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The application of 1-MCP and the heat treatment at 40 [degrees]C were more efficient at reducing the ethylene production rate when compared to the other treatments.
dorsalis after vapor heat treatment. Proportional data should be transformed before analysis if the data are close to one extreme, as in the objective of this research (McDonald 2014).
The heat treatment at 180[degrees]C for 6 and 12 minutes, showed the lowest residual swells.
For this reason, the soluble whey proteins fraction is inversely proportional to the strength of the heat treatment. Their dosage is made, by difference, between non-caseinic nitrogen (NCN) and non-protein nitrogen (NPN) expressed as total nitrogen, both NCN and NPN being carried out according to the Kjeldahl method, that is, the reference method for the determination of the nitrogen content in milk and milk products [7].
In addition, another strong interaction exists between ash content and heat treatment temperature.
(14) Specimens not subjected to abrasion or heat treatment were used as control (n = 15).
Heat treatment is an effective method for wood modification, especially to improve the dimensional stability and durability of wood.
The interaction of heat treatment and low temperature storage duration indicated no significant effect on weight loss, TSS, acidity, reducing sugars and ascorbic acid content but surface pitting, disease incidence and TSS/acid ratio increased significantly with 75 days storage at low temperature.
Tokyo, June 18, 2014 - (JCN) - In collaboration with Tohoku University, Furukawa Electric has developed the world's first Nb-rod-processed Copper-Niobium (hereinafter CuNb) reinforced niobium-tin (hereinafter, Nb3Sn) superconducting cable that can be wound after heat treatment for Nb3Sn generation(react and wind method), and has delivered new cables for superconducting magnets that are being constructed under the High Magnetic Field Collaboratory Plan.
Crews from Nuneaton, Hinckley, Daventry and the West Midlands were called to tackle the inferno at Coventry Heat Treatment, in Brindley Road, on the Bayton Road Industrial Estate, in Exhall.
Temperature uniformity is critical to achieve proper heat treatment and desired mechanical properties of aluminum castings.