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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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Luke Keane, distributor support for HFT, said: "HotPurge allows the purge to be safely continued for up to 24 hours whilst pre-heating, welding and post-weld heat-treating with the purge system remaining in place.
Manufacturers are concerned about bottom-line economic issues such as increased cost of WPM, capital outlays for more heat-treating equipment, higher costs resulting from increased energy consumption, and maintenance of markets and customers.
The compact containment area--not much larger than the part undergoing the process--means the procedure is very energy efficient, does not give off excess heat, and does not require the microwave reactor be kept running as is necessary with a heat-treating oven.
The company has recently introduced a second vacuum furnace that is two times the capacity of the largest furnace in its heat-treating department.
Heat treaters have used polymer quenchants in induction heat-treating applications for more than 3 years.
Sometimes the toolmaker may be able to enhance a specific property, such as toughness or wear-resistance, by experimenting or "fine tuning" the heat-treating schedule provided.
Some tooling buyers, such as Nypro, require that their moldmakers have the ability to provide certification of the heat-treating process and of the metallurgical content of the steel.
The combined capabilities of Praxair, Atmosphere Engineering and Super Systems cover a broad spectrum of batch and continuous heat-treating processes such as carburizing, carbonitriding, neutral hardening, annealing, gas quenching and heat treatment under vacuum.
It might be possible to achieve a better fungal resistance by heat-treating wood at higher temperatures and maintaining the wood at this temperature for minimum 3 hours as suggested by Jamsa.
If you need in-house heat-treating, we're the experts.
The heat-treating department was a private little hell hidden in the back of the shop, and the people who inhabited that murky inferno were considered alchemists.
0 million to expand its seamless tube-making and heat-treating capacity.