freeze-thaw cycle


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freeze-thaw cycle

in cryosurgery, the process of rapid freeze and slow thaw that results in cell death. Often repeated a set number of times according to the size and nature of lesion being treated.
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Moreover, the bond-slip behavior between the concrete and the corrosion steel after suffering freeze-thaw cycles is also investigated, which has not been studied by the previous studies.
The change in compressive strength, relative deformations, loss of weight and ultrasonic pulse velocity in specimens was measured after 56 freeze-thaw cycles where the surface of specimens was treated with different saline solutions.
However, products may undergo several freeze-thaw cycles at retail locations, in the home or in restaurants.
For manufacturers processing in cold and frozen environments, it's essential that packaging is made of high-quality, moisture-resistant materials that are able to withstand the rigors of the freeze-thaw cycle.
Additionally, bakery creams prepared with RESISTAMYL 140 are suitable for baked goods as a result of good baking stability and tolerance to the freeze-thaw cycle.
Roger Glanzer, Edina's utility superintendent, says the concrete rings are not a good solution: "Over the years, we've had problems with the concrete rings because of the freeze-thaw cycle.
Buildings in places that experience a lot of heat and built with brickwork that retains the heat, might get through a freeze-thaw cycle and not have much effect on the brick, Clark said.
They also tested whether large coagulates of "closely packed particles" produced by a freeze-thaw cycle could be redispersed by "vigorous shaking.
The problem is caused by the freeze-thaw cycle of water in extreme climates.