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friable

Crumbly, brittle. When asbestos is friable, it is hazardous.
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Sand brittleness, as measured by the friability and cone jolt toughness tests, is reduced, because, as a result of high core sand dilution, sand brittleness is one of the most common problems in U.
Thus, W combines friability and the energy needed to fragment the aggregates.
62N, and the friability was less than 1%, indicating that the tablets had sufficient mechanical integrity and would be able to withstand packaging and carrying.
Friability and wet tensile strength tests are currently used in the industry, the modified cone jolt and thermal erosion tests may allow metalcasters to improve the control of their green sand systems, in a more timely manner.
In our case the lesion replaced almost entirely the testicular parenchyma, showing a variable appearance, friability, cavitations in a reticular pattern and soft brown hemorrhagic material and fibrin without evidence of neoplasia.
At end point, clinical vaginal examinations demonstrated improvements in all domains of tissue integrity such as pallor, petechiae, friability, and vaginal mucosal dryness, compared to placebo indicating a restorative tissue effect along with symptom relief.
In our case surgical management with for example pneumonectomy was deemed unsuitable owing to the expected dense adhesion and pulmonary vasculature friability after CCRT and the high risk of vascular and bronchial stump rupture even after successful surgery outweighs any potential benefits.
Ten tablets were weighed and placed into a tablet friability tester (Model CS-1, Vanguard Pharmaceutical Machinery Inc.
P and microcrystalline cellulose - were determined using crushing strength friability disintegration time the time taken for 50% (T50) and 90% (T90) drug dissolution as assessment parameter.