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Sterilization

A method by which a central bank may affect the value of the domestic currency relative to a foreign currency. To weaken the domestic currency, sterilization involves selling the domestic currency on the forex market and buying the foreign currency. This increases the supply of the domestic currency, while reducing the supply of the foreign. To strengthen the domestic currency, sterilization involves the opposite. A central bank usually conducts sterilization to counteract adverse changes to the domestic currency in foreign exchange markets.
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Because of the different widths of the welding seam, the values in the welded specimens fluctuate more after superheated steam sterilization.
More importantly, sterilized filtrate systems are usually kept over pressure after steam sterilization or, in the case of single-use systems, are preassembled containment systems.
Winandy and Morrell (1993) found that steam sterilization resulted in approximately 4 percent weight loss in wood with a l 2 percent loss of bending strength.
It serves the dual function of valve and connection, while eliminating costly and labor-intensive steps found in traditional steam sterilization processes.
It also offers steam sterilization of vessel and seals, cartridge drive system for quick and easy maintenance and inspection, heated internal cone for faster drying, a heated mixing screw to handle sticky materials, and a fully automatic cleaning system.
The Nomex braidreinforcement option offers longer life and can withstand repeated steam sterilization better than polyester braiding.
The semi-crystalline structure of PEEK gives it better crack resistance than amorphous polymers, enabling it to withstand more than 1,000 cycles of cleaning and saturated steam sterilization at 273[degrees]F, Victrex said.
Specifically designed to withstand the rigors of steam sterilization, this camera head provides faster turnaround times between cases and more cost-effective reprocessing.
Chris Lovelace, the World Bank's director of health, nutrition and population, says the Bank's guidance to countries does not endorse incineration over other options, including steam sterilization and landfilling.
The oldest method, steam sterilization, involves heating distilled water to generate steam and pressure in a sealed chamber.
Therefore we have chosen the method of bottle steam sterilization prior to filling.
Ethylene oxide (EtO) is a gas used widely to sterilize surgical equipment that can't tolerate steam sterilization.