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B stage

[′bē ‚stāj]
(organic chemistry)
An intermediate stage in a thermosetting resin reaction in which the plastic softens but does not fuse when heated, and swells but does not dissolve in contact with certain liquids.
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They didn't even have to bother with the usual bells and whistles these shows usually have, save a few tickertape explosions and a b-stage for the obligatory acoustic segment, where they played to the crowd with a cover of The Proclaimers' I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles).
By definition (FIGURE 1), the bottom side is the copper surface against the C-stage (or core), and the top side is the copper surface against the B-stage and/or solder mask.
As noted previously, laminate composites (usually supplied as B-stage sheets of unidirectional (UD) carbon fiber rovings impregnated with epoxy resin) are of great interest to transportation OEMs, owing to their high mechanical performance at very-thin cross-sections and very-low part weight, low voids, and good drapeability.
Midway through the concert, the three-man band from Dublin transferred to the smaller and more intimate B-stage mounted at the back end of the floor.
I caught her live at The Hydro and was amazed to see no B-Stage, no walkways and nothing hanging from the roof.
Bohen adds that Arkema has been able to develop a new epoxy film technology that provides new processing opportunities, such as solventless production of B-stage composite prepregs.
The 4-foot by 8-foot panels enter the Giardina Officine UV Finishing Line where the sealer is applied by rollcoater and B-stage cured to a gel-like stage -- not a full cure.
Meanwhile, mainstream low frequency circuit manufacturers were using glass-epoxy FR-4 material systems consisting of a laminate core material and a B-stage of the same resin system to achieve homogeneous multilayer circuit board construction in a flexible, cost-effective manner.
The existing B-stage epoxy sealing solution from Optics Balzers features a particle-free, "low defect" application of the adhesive onto cover glasses, which traditionally exhibit an antireflection coating of variable spectral width.
An extended trip to the B-Stage took in stripped-down and sparse versions of things like Clown, River and Read All About It.