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Filter aid

Chemically inert substances that support filtration in a physical-mechanical way to remove unwanted substances from liquids. These include synthetic resins, diatomaceous earth, perlite and cellulose. In viticulture, they are used to build up the filter cake that is important for purification/separation. See filtration.

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