Definition of hydratable in English:

hydratable

adjective

  • See hydrate

    • ‘Moisture retention coupled with the presence of hydratable oxides could result in volumetric instability.’
    • ‘In some worst case scenarios, failure to remove hydratable clay from the wellbore can lead to gumbo attacks, packing off, lost circulation and stuck pipe.’
    • ‘Water retained by the clays increased with both hydratable surface area and layer charge of the clays.’
    • ‘The solution absorbed by the hydratable layer cannot be discharged by mechanical means.’
    • ‘To achieve this aim, the hydratable mineral materials are mixed with the filler or filler mixture in a first step.’