joint integrity


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joint integrity

The soundness of the anatomical and kinematic properties of a joint. Joint integrity can be diminished by anatomical, congenital, infectious, pathological, or traumatic processes.
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Managed from the Hi-Force UK Head Office, the On-Site Bolting Services Division can offer clients pre-start on-site surveys, full and comprehensive analysis of bolted joint needs and requirements, development of correct procedures, including all required bolted joint load calculations, on-site supervision, using ECITB qualified and trained Supervisors, on-site bolted joint integrity training courses, for the nominated contractors technicians, full flange management control, utilising the Hi-Force BOLTRIGHT PRO calculation software and of course high quality UK manufactured bolting tools.
"The academy gives a real insight into Flexitallic's technical ability and the complexity of joint integrity which is central to so many potentially dangerous applications around the world and yet something most of us rarely consider.
The double-groove engagement of mating coupling keys provides joint integrity at high pressures by distributing pipe end loads.
This resulted in his being offered a contract to write procedures on joint integrity for Dow Corning's pipework during maintenance shutdowns, which he hopes to extend to the company's plants overseas.
Despite the past assumption that a high intensity exercise program may deteriorate the disease process and joint integrity, recent evidence supports the contention that these exercises are as safe as the conventional ones, without causing any damage to the structure or integrity of the joint.
This technique initially causes a localized and controlled inflammation, which in turn lends a restoration of joint integrity by increasing the strength of the connective tissue.
"Demonstrating traits such as joint integrity, flexibility, trench laying capacity and sturdiness, use of HDPE pipes is growing at a faster pace in potable water piping systems and corrugated drainage systems."
"Whether a golfer, tennis player, or dancer," she says, "once you use improper technique, you can compromise the joint integrity." For optimal alignment, she aims for a plumb line from head to heels, the arms and legs releasing away from the center, and the torso lengthening and widening as you move.
These are valid outcomes but at the same time we should remember that inappropriate stretching can be detrimental to joint integrity and stability.
High-density polyethylene will rise at the fastest pace due to its flexibility, sturdiness, joint integrity, and trench-laying capabilities; growth areas include corrugated drain, gas, and potable water pipe.
The iNEMI Lead-free Assembly and Rework Project found that nitrogen is better in terms of aesthetic appearance of lead-free solder joints, but not necessary to ensure joint integrity. Again, manufacturers need to consider the types of boards they are building when deciding whether to use nitrogen.
Such factors as shock, pressure, vibration, and temperature variation can loosen fastener threads, jeopardize joint integrity, and hobble production equipment.

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