Looking at materials on a macro scale to verify the consistency of incoming raw materials and finished products is critical to quality. The best way to avoid failure is to properly validate materials, design, and processing.
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Beer is one of the oldest and most popular beverages known, with archaeological evidence indicating it to be at least 7,000 years old. In the intervening centuries, beer production has become a multi-billion dollar industry dominated by large multinational corporations.
Paints and coatings are usually highly structured fluids that consist of several different components. Colorants like pigments and dyestuffs provide color and can contribute to the final strength of the applied material.