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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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Metals processors are invited to stop by Air Products booth 508 to speak with a knowledgeable representative about their particular heat treating challenges.
Zbigniew Zurecki, FASM and senior research associate at Air Products, will share new developments in atmosphere treatments as part of the New Directions and Opportunities in Heat Treating panel session on Wednesday morning, October 21.
Atlantic Heat Treating Ltd is proud to serve their clients with their experience and technical expertise while helping customers to reach their heat treating goals within the shortest period of time possible.
In many heat treating furnaces, the only controls are the internal furnace temperature (which can be measured with a single thermocouple reading) and the timer, leaving no means to measure the actual time castings reach the desired temperature or to check for uniform heating.
Overall, this group believed their customers would be more likely to accept the true cost of treatment, they tended to estimate lower costs to produce compliant pallets, they did not believe that substitutes would gain market share over WPM, they reported sufficient heat treatment capacity to handle the universal treatment requirement, they were more likely to invest in additional treatment capacity, and those currently providing custom heat treating had sufficient capacity to handle the new universal requirement.
Heat treating the pipes makes them stronger, and it's a feature TMK's customers request, according to the lawsuit, filed in U.
The heat treating process is used to harden steel components and also involves "quenching" the metal using special oils.
Products used before and after heat treating are also described in the literature, including biodegradable cleaners, rust preventatives, black oxide, zinc plating, electroless nickel, chromates and phosphates (zinc, iron and magnesium), as well as specialty treatments for specific metals (such as aluminum) or types of products.
This technology involves heat treating the crankshaft journals using stationary inductors rather than the cumbersome methods of conventional crankshaft hardening processes.
ASM International (Materials Park, OH; ASMI) has begun the publication of Heat Treating Progress magazine with a February/March issue.
Each step of the heat treating cycle performs a specific function.
The capability of having all in-house inspection, testing and vacuum heat treating equipment enables Best Cutting Die Company to have complete quality control over their products.