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Powder to solid

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Nov28-12, 04:32 PM
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Hello, how could I make a powder became solid ? Do I need some chemical that can solidify it ?

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Nov28-12, 04:44 PM
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While technically a powder is a solid, I'm sure you are asking about how to agglomerate a powder into a solid object. This can be done in a variety of ways. Trivially, you could add a reagent that reacted with the powder to produce another solid as is the case for adding water to portland cement powder. Or you could add a solvent/plasticizer to a powdered resin or latex and allow them to form a solid object as is done with latex paints. You could also sinter the powder into a solid object as is done with ceramics and powdered metals.
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Nov29-12, 04:40 PM
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having for example sugar in fine powder what chemical would you add to solidify it ?

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Nov30-12, 03:08 PM
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Powder to solid

why did you want to glue mather together?
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Nov30-12, 03:35 PM
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what chemical do they use to make med pills out of powder ?
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Stearic acid. You should look up the terms 'binder' and 'pill' for a more complete list.


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