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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.
Totten, senior research scientist, Union Carbide Corp.) Heat treaters have used polymer quenchants in induction heat-treating applications for more than 3 years.
One can start with the best alloy for the job and employ the finest machines and operators, but without sound heat-treating procedures and equipment it's all a waste of time and money.
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.
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.
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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.
The European Union has adopted new regulations requiring all non-manufactured wood packing materials to meet heat-treating standards.
With this in mind, Farrar devised a 10-year plan, in which the company would expand with the construction of a new foundry, machine shop and heat-treating facility.