Pickling

A treatment for the removal of surface contaminants from steel by immersion in an acid solution.

Pickling

The chemical removal of surface oxides and other contaminants from a material by immersion in an aqueous acid solution. Sulphuric and hydrochloric acids are common pickling solutions.
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pickling

Removing surface oxides from metals by chemical or electrochemical reaction.
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Pickling

A preliminary process for preparing hides and skins for tanning, largely by adjusting the pH with acid and controlling the swelling with salt. It is also use as stable way of holding material, after unhairing, for transport between plants and countries and for trading.
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pickling

In dentistry, the process of cleansing metallic surfaces of the products of oxidation and other impurities by immersion in acid. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Pickling

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Pickle
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pickling

(from the article `fish processing`) In pickle-curing, fish are preserved in airtight barrels in a strong pickle solution formed by the dissolving of salt in the body fluids. This curing ... Fresh fruits and vegetables soften after 24 hours in a watery solution and begin a slow, mixed fermentation-putrefaction. The addition of salt ... ...
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pickling

(from the article `steel`) Before cold forming, hot-rolled steel is always descaled, most commonly in an operation known as pickling. Scale consists of thin layers of iron ...
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Pickling

In decorating, pickling is the removal of paint, varnish or polish by means of an alkaline paint remover. The term later evolved to embrace the removal of rust and mill scale from structural steel prior to its erection by immersing the steel briefly in acid and then rinsing it.
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Pickling

Preserving fresh raw, or lightly cooked food in vinegar.
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Pickling

A term for a piece of wood that has been limed. In addition, a method of painting furniture and then wiping off the paint before it has completely dried leaving some on the edges.
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pickling

a furniture finish created by painting a piece, then wiping away most of the paint before it has dried, leaving some paint in the cracks and corners
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pickling

Type: Term Pronunciation: pik′ling Definitions: 1. In dentistry, the process of cleansing metallic surfaces of the products of oxidation and other impurities by immersion in acid.
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Pickling

passing steel through an acid bath to remove hot mill scale and oxide from the surface
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Pickling

Immersing hot rolled steel, for example, in acid to remove millscale.
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Pickling

[metal] Pickling is a metal surface treatment used to remove impurities, such as stains, inorganic contaminants, rust or scale from ferrous metals, copper, and aluminum alloys. A solution called pickle liquor, which contains strong acids, is used to remove the surface impurities. It is commonly used to descale or clean steel in various stee...
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Pickling

Pickling is the process of preserving food by anaerobic fermentation in brine or vinegar. The resulting food is called a pickle. This procedure gives the food a salty or sour taste. In South Asia, vinaigrette (vegetable oil and vinegar) is used as the pickling medium. Another distinguishing characteristic is a pH 4.6 or lower, which is sufficient ...
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pickling

Placing metal to be cleaned into a dilute solution of sulfuric acid.
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Pickling

Immersing hot rolled steel, for example, in acid to remove millscale.
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