FWA

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AcronymDefinition
FWAFair Work Australia (est. 1999)
FWAFavourite Website Awards
FWAFederal Wide Assurance
FWAFixed Wireless Access
FWAFinancial Women's Association (of New York)
FWAFrontier Wrestling Alliance (UK)
FWAFootball Writers' Association
FWAFashion Week of the Americas (Miami, FL)
FWAFixed Wing Aircraft
FWAFresh Water Allowance (ships)
FWAFédération Wallonne de l'agriculture (French: Walloon Federation of Agriculture; Belgium)
FWAFlexible Work Arrangement
FWAFluorescent Whitening Agent
FWAFederalwide Assurance for the Protection of Human Subjects (US DHHS)
FWAFront Wheel Assist (agricultural tractors)
FWAFederal Works Agency (US government)
FWAFraud, Waste & Abuse
FWAFamily Welfare Assistant (Bangladesh)
FWAFree Wales Army
FWAFurry Weekend Atlanta
FWAFort Wayne, IN, USA - Baer Field (Airport Code)
FWAFlow Weighted Average (oil and gas metering)
FWAFlying While Arab (racial profiling)
FWAFantasy Wrestling Association
FWAFlorida Writers Association, Inc.
FWAForced Warm Air (furnace)
FWAFull-Wave Analysis
FWAFiltered Warnings Application
FWAFlight Watch Area
FWAFarm Workers of America
FWAFlorida Watermelon Association
FWAFloyd-Warshall Algorithm
FWAFirst Wavelength Available
FWAFloating Wire Antenna
FWAFolded-Wire Antenna
FWAFarm Women's Association
FWAField Work Authorization (various organizations)
FWAFerebee, Walters and Associates (Charlotte, NC)
FWAFamicom Wrestling Association (Nintendo Entertainment System and Famicom Disk System; video game wrestling organization)
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We examined the photostabilization properties of one group of additives--dinminostilbene-based fluorescent whitening agents (FWA)--for a hardwood BCTMP furnish, separately and in conjugation with other known photostabilization agents.
Home & Fabric Care: Fluorescent Whitening Agents, Fabric Enhancer, Photocatalysts, UV Absorbers, Color Care Ingredients, Rheology Modifiers, Performance Polymers, Colors, Ingredient and Surface Protectants, Comfort & Easy Care Fabric Enhancers, Antimicrobials, Oxidation Catalyst
Business Unit Paper offers functional chemicals and colorants, including internal sizing agents, surface sizing agents, wet and dry strength resins, retention/drainage aids, fluorescent whitening agents, dyes, and pigments.
At Asian Paper 2004 in Singapore this April, Bayer Chemicals AG, Leverkusen, Germany will exhibit additions to the Blankophor[R] range of fluorescent whitening agents and Baysize[R] sizing agents.
Home & Fabric Care: Fluorescent whitening agents, Photo catalysts, UV Absorbers, Color Care, Rheology Modifiers, Performance Ingredients, Colors, Ingredient Protectants, Comfort & Easy Care Enhancers
* Fluorescent whitening agents * Photocatalytic systems
* T 1212 sp-02 Light sources for evaluating papers including those containing fluorescent whitening agents
* T 1212 sp-98 "Light sources for evaluating papers including those containing fluorescent whitening agents" (March 1, 2002)
Finally, Ciba markets fluorescent whitening agents that boost the UV protection factor of clothing.
* The lignin in BCTMP adsorbs ultraviolet light and interferes with fluorescent whitening agents (FWA) or optical brightening agents (OBA).
Both methods specify a routine for adjusting the ultraviolet (UV) content of the illumination in the instrument in order to achieve reproducibility when papers containing UV-sensitive fluorescent whitening agents (FWA) are measured.
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