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ther·mal ex·pan·sion

(thĕrmăl eks-panshŭn)
Enlargement caused by heat.
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We also detected small additional anomalies of thermal expansion in some samples of x = 0.
Additionally, cracked or improperly installed thermal expansion tanks can also cause the tank to leak or burst.
A medium glass fibre and copper filled PTFE, for example, provides low thermal expansion, while the addition of glass fibre on its own can create a PTFE material that is almost chemically inert and suitable for oxygen-focused applications.
Measurement of the linear thermal expansion coefficients of the glass-ceramic and composites were carried out using a Netzsch, E402 dilatometer.
At temperature close to the melting points (114[degrees]C for the composite PE-30Fe and 154[degrees]C for the composite POM-32Fe, the melting points are equal to 120 and 160[degrees]C for PE and POM, respectively, from thermal expansion data, see Fig.
This text contains 51 papers from the June 2005 meeting that encompassed both the 28th International Thermal Conductivity Conference and the 16th International Thermal Expansion Symposium.
Every man-made material on the face of the Earth has a coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) and ASME Y14.
The new circuit boards also had enough strength and rigidity to satisfy industrial requirements, and a coefficient of thermal expansion similar to silicon dioxide and polyimides.
In the past, various mechanisms to accommodate these differences in thermal expansion have been incorporated into the various designs of the tensioned rings.
Tru-Cast 111 high-density potting and casting resin provides thermal conductivity and a low coefficient of thermal expansion and can be used with 111/901, 111/924 or 111/049 curing agents.
This novel approach to studying cyclic deformation of chip-level interconnects depends upon Joule self-heating of the metal and the differences in coefficient of thermal expansion between film and substrate materials.
This joint allows rotation to accommodate movement due to thermal expansion of the arches.

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