Slurry facts for kids
A slurry is, in general, a thick suspension of solids in a liquid.
There are many kinds of slurries, including
- A mixture of cement and water to form concrete
- A mixture of thickening agent, oxidizers, and water used to form a gel explosive
- A mixture of pyroclastic rock and water known as a lahar
- A mixture of bentonite and water used to make slurry walls
- A mixture of coal waste and water known as coal slurry
- A mixture of wood pulp and water used to make paper
- A mixture of animal waste and water used as fertilizer
- A mixture of finely ground meat and water, centrifugally dewatered into meat slurry, a food product
- An abrasive substance used in chemical-mechanical polishing
- A mixture of ice crystals, freezing point depressant, and water called slurry ice
- A mixture of raw materials and water involved in the rawmill manufacture of Portland cement
- A mixture of minerals, water, and additives used in the manufacture of ceramics
- A mixture of water and food starch used to thicken puddings, sauces, and gravys.
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