Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6680

\nēd-\ n [ME kneden, fr. OE cnedan; akin to OHGr knetan to knead] (before 12c) A mixer with a pair of intermeshing blades, often S-shaped, used for working plastic masses of semi-dry or rubbery consistency. (Perry's chemical engineer's handbook, 7th edn. Perry RH, Green DW (eds). McGraw-Hill, New York, 1997).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA