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heat treat·ment

in dentistry, a method of controlled temperature handling of metals so as to change the microscopic structure and thus the physical properties.
See also: temper, anneal.

heat treat·ment

(hēt trētmĕnt)
In dentistry, method of controlled temperature handling of metals to change microscopic structure and thus physical properties.
See also: temper, anneal
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Shorter lengths can be processed in the heat-treatment facility, which will allow rail operators to enhance performance and reduce costs for worn rail replacements.
Several TDS sensors are mounted in a heat-treatment machine, distributed over the length and width, depending on the particular measurement task.
Figure 13 shows the relationship between "absolute value of refractive index difference" at each heat-treatment temperature and the total haze based on the data obtained from Fig.
Hitachi outsourced the heat-treatment work, which was intended to make the pipes more resistant to cracking, to Japan Industrial Testing Co.
2] building in which a twin-belt heat-treatment press will be installed.
Alan Whitehouse, managing director at Tamworth Heat Treatment, said: 'We had an accidental release of acidic vapours as an engineer was servicing a heat-treatment furnace.
Jack, of Leeder Close, Holbrooks, painted the dramatic picture of the heat-treatment process plant of the former Triumph Motors at its Capmartin Road factory when he was a maintenance fitter.
A small shipment of this material has been sent to Sri Lanka for preliminary heat-treatment testing to enhance the colour and clarity of the stones.
The species were heated from room temperature up to their respective maximum heat-treatment temperatures.
On the Heat-treatment of Hadfield's Austenitic Manganese Steels
The samples prepared by epoxy-resin impregnation are denoted PZEP, and the critical-point dried samples are denoted PZCD and PZHT, before and after heat-treatment, respectively.
These wood species responded to the heat-treatment technique, resulting in some density loss, making these woods more suitable for use in areas where stability is important, such as window frames.