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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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As for pure lead versus heat-treated wheel weights, I would recommend that you use whatever works best for you in your rifle but don't be afraid to experiment.
Results from the subjects' responses data showed that both raw and heat-treated ginger lowered muscle pain intensity after eccentric exercise by 25 and 23 percent, respectively.
The obvious choices are to engage the services of a custom heat treater, reduce overall production to meet current heat-treating capacity, or purchase heat-treated lumber and fabricate WPM without the need of on-site treatment capability.
They applied various techniques, including 2,2'-azino-bis(3-ethylbenzthiazoline-6-sulphonic acid) (ABTS) radical-scavenging activity, to investigate the antioxidant activities of the heat-treated samples.
The same official estimated that China's annual exports of heat-treated poultry products to the EU could reach 100,000 tons worth $1 billion.
When unprocessed and processed juices were compared, samples exposed to the alternative hurdle approach displayed fewer color differences and greater ascorbic acid retention than did the heat-treated samples.
Features include top-removable gearing for easier maintenance, double reeved, heat-treated sheaves for true vertical lift, and Ace Toshiba flux vector controls.
The additional capacity is designed to position Ipsco for further growth in value-added energy tubular product markets by taking advantage of the growing demand for high-grade heat-treated products," said Joseph Russo, Ipsco's senior vice president and chief technology officer.
Dual heat-treated steel ripper shanks can be quickly lowered to a depth of 7 inches to loosen hard packed areas.
If you order from DLA, write in the remarks box of the requisition: heat-treated lumber only.
Made from heat-treated, corrosion resistant, extruded aluminum base with satin lacquered finish and is the most aggressive, anti-slip stair tread--outwears ordinary treads by years.
For the most abrasive applications, 140 and 190 sizes designated VPMA also offer bottom plates of MegAlloy, a heat-treated steel alloy offering two to three times the wear resistance of standard steel