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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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The news was announced after the unveiling of the new 12 million heat-treatment facility at the Hayange plant.
Figure 14 shows the relationship between the heat-treatment temperature and the total haze obtained by 10 wt% additions of L-LDPE with 898, 905, and 912 kg/[m.
Figure 15 shows the relationship between the heat-treatment temperature and the absolute value of refractive index difference.
The incident at the Shimane reactor occurred last December when a person in charge of the work mistakenly operated the heat-treatment equipment and failed to quickly notice the irregularity, they said.
The person in charge was quoted as saying, ''If (the mistake had been) found, I would have had to do the heat-treatment process again at the year-end when I was supposed to be off.
The heat-treatment process plant was very impressive and very dramatic.
Defects such as internal or surface checks, collapse, splits, twist, and warp can occur in wood during the heat-treatment process if the heating parameters are not well chosen.
It appears that the microfibrils coalesce significantly upon heat-treatment at 600 [degrees] C.
Table 1 summarizes the conditions for the heat-treatment trials.
Figure 4 shows the wood color could be influenced by the heat-treatment process.
MOE decreased with heat-treatment temperature and time, but for the less-severe heat treatments the difference was very small.
Certification, concerning either heat-treatment or fumigation for overseas shipment, is a paperless system that requires official stamps on the final product.