masterbach

English translation: masterbatch

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English term or phrase:masterbach
English translation:masterbatch
Entered by: Lalit Sati

11:38 Nov 6, 2008
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Tech/Engineering - Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng
English term or phrase: masterbach
techoligical term in producing plasics
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masterbatch
Explanation:


Masterbatch is a concentrated mixture of pigments and/or additives encapsulated during a heat process into a carrier resin which is then cooled and cut into a granular shape. Masterbatch allows the processor to colour raw polymer economically during the plastics manufacturing process.
(ref.: http://www.pmb.co.uk/masterbatch.htm)


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Note added at 30 mins (2008-11-06 12:08:58 GMT)
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"Sci-Tech Dictionary: masterbatch
(′mas·tər′bach)
(materials) A plastic, rubber, or elastomer mixture in which there is a high additives concentration, such as rubber with carbon black, or plastic with color pigment; used to proportion additives accurately into large bulks of plastic, rubber, or elastomer."
(http://www.answers.com/topic/masterbatch)
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masterbatch


Explanation:


Masterbatch is a concentrated mixture of pigments and/or additives encapsulated during a heat process into a carrier resin which is then cooled and cut into a granular shape. Masterbatch allows the processor to colour raw polymer economically during the plastics manufacturing process.
(ref.: http://www.pmb.co.uk/masterbatch.htm)


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Note added at 30 mins (2008-11-06 12:08:58 GMT)
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"Sci-Tech Dictionary: masterbatch
(′mas·tər′bach)
(materials) A plastic, rubber, or elastomer mixture in which there is a high additives concentration, such as rubber with carbon black, or plastic with color pigment; used to proportion additives accurately into large bulks of plastic, rubber, or elastomer."
(http://www.answers.com/topic/masterbatch)

Lalit Sati
India
Local time: 01:35
Native speaker of: Native in HindiHindi
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank to all who answered to my question,espacially to mr.
Lalit Sati!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  William [Bill] Gray: Certainly looks as if it is a typo, as Ken suggests also.
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agree  Phong Le
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agree  AniseK
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