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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 absolute magnitude of effects of all process input variables are close to each other and have the same trend, that is, increasing the ash content, heat treatment temperature, or pressing pressure tends to barely decrease the chemical absorption.
The control group presented the lowest values of flexural strength; groups without heat treatment and G120A were statistically different from the control group.
pellita wood samples were oven-dried below 80[degrees]C before vacuum heat treatment, and specimens measuring 330 by 40 by 40 mm (length by trangential by radial) were prepared from the ovendried wood.
Weight loss: The weight loss was significantly affected by storage duration but heat treatment duration had no significant effect on the weight loss in citrus fruits.
This procedure may potentially slow down the entire heat treating process (perhaps heating fewer castings per batch), but more consistent and even heating stands to increase the effectiveness of the heat treatment process and, consequently, casting quickly and consistency.
CAM course instructors Dr Adel Mohamed and Moinuddin Mohamed Yusuf provided theoretical presentations supported by laboratory sessions illustrating the key role of heat treatment in improving product performance by increasing strength and other metallurgical
After heat treatment at 120-140[degrees]C, the physical properties of these sheets were measured.
6 January 2011 - Fitch reiterated today the national long-term BBB-(ind) rating with a "stable" outlook of Indian company Hightemp Furnaces Ltd (HTF), engaged in the manufacture of industrial heat treatment furnaces.
One of such programs is DEFORM, simulation software for forming and heat treatment processes.
The Annfield Plain-based company's Heat Treatment Division has installed two new furnaces, a large water quenching system and a new charging machine, which are used in the production of steel products.
Moylan said the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services, a division of the USDA involved in the Asian longhorned beetle program, will conduct the study that involves radio frequency heat treatment, as well as the use of conventional heat, on logs infested with live beetles.