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Flake

Slang; in auto sales, a term for a non-creditworthy customer with a small or no down payment. Flake customers are very high risk for the seller, and likely will not obtain financing.
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Ice flakers are highly moldable, have a large surface area, and no hard edges.
The blaze in June 2011 left the plant badly damaged and in need of a new multi-million pound flaker hall.
05 cm were chopped from water-soaked pine wood blocks with a disk flaker and conditioned to equilibrium moisture content of approximately 10 percent in an environmental chamber at 20[degrees]C [+ or -] 3[degrees]C and 65 [+ or -] 5 percent relative humidity.
Blend until homogenous and run through a roll flaker with cooling water.
Instead of a 1,000 pound or 2,000 pound flaker, we're seeing a shift to a few of the 800 pound units, but mostly to the 400 pound to 500 pound range.
In a move which has caused an increasingly bitter feud between Knowsley council and Sonae, the firm started building a new flaker hall to replace the one lost in the fire before applying for retrospective planning permission.
The raw material was chipped in a pulpwood chipper with knives set for 15-mm chip length and then flaked with a ring flaker.
Modular construction and functionality allow these machines to be optimally matched to a customer's specific needs, and its small footprint and variable drive configuration enable such a flaker to be installed in any plant.
First, the geometry or configuration of the particles obtained in this trial was smaller or lower in quality than that produced by other researchers because these particles were produced using a hammer mill available in our laboratory (Table 2), whereas others had used a laboratory ring flaker, which can produce particles of high quality.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Ice Flaker Machine
But when retrospective planning consent was granted last month for a replacement multi-million pound flaker hall, after one was lost in a huge fire, employees were given hope their jobs would be saved.