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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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I caught her live at The Hydro and was amazed to see no B-Stage, no walkways and nothing hanging from the roof.
In the case of most common adhesiveless materials, the polyimide core is made of three distinct layers, an inner-cured polyimide core and two outerlayers of B-stage polyimide.
A highlight was when Guy, pianist Craig Potter and guitarist Mark Potter took to the small B-stage to perform skeletal versions of Great Expectations and Blanket of Night.
Highlights of the show include a belting "Is It Any Wonder," a singalong-tastic "Somewhere Only We Know," a spellbinding "Hamburg Song" delivered on a B-stage in the middle of the arena, and a foreboding "A Bad Dream," introduced by the Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon reading the poem which inspired the song, "An Irish Airman Foresees His Death" by W B Yeats.
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.
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.
They made up for the lack of visuals with their singing but when the lads transferred to the B-stage - a huge UFO at the far side of the room - the lighting was once again inadequate for punters.
The Dkeff accounts for the influence of the combined core and B-stage laminate upon impedance and signal propagation.
When Mick, Keef, Ronnie and Charlie moved along a 100-yard catwalk to a B-stage it was one of the most spectacular gig effects I've seen.