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friable

Crumbly, brittle. When asbestos is friable, it is hazardous.
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6 No Growing state 1 -- 2 3 4 Hard , compact, pale 5 6 7 loose, spongy 8 9 10 compact, hard, granular 11 12 13 14 15 16 light compact 17 18 19 Loose, spongy, friable 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 IAA:Indol-3-acetic acid NAA:1-Naphthalene acid BA: Benzyladenine
Rotary cutters screen classified to reduce friable and fibrous scrap or in-process materials to granular Or semi-fine particle size.
Then oscillating particles are able to sweep friable deposits from the surface and, on the other hand, oscillating particles do not stay on the surface.
Using the biodynamic method of growing on my family's blueberry farm, we have transformed a few inches of decent soil and poor subsoil into over twelve inches of friable, humus enriched, life-filled earth.
The results showed that some molds were inclusion-free, while only those with the largest lumps of sand showed inclusions, revealing that improperly blown-out molds or friable sand was not the problem.
Specialty saws include plate saws for cutting bars and plates into strips of varying lengths, and diamond saws that use diamond-edge band blades for slicing friable materials like quartz, glass, and carbide.
03 percent chromium oxide, making the pink aluminum grain tougher, but still friable, compared to white aluminum oxide grains.
Asbestos is typically classified as friable or nonfriable.
It also provides air pockets when mixed with soil, to make the soil more friable (basically it improves the texture).
Instead, they only restored value to the property that existed prior to the asbestos becoming friable.
Prison inmates sued officials alleging that the officials did not make a sufficient response to problems caused by the presence of friable asbestos.
Not only are organic mediums good for annual beds, but the act of incorporation breaks up the soil so plants' tiny roots can strike out into loose, friable ground and hold essential moisture," he says.