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conformability

[kən‚fȯr·mə′bil·əd·ē]
(metallurgy)
The ability of a metal that has been cast as a bearing surface to deform plastically to compensate for irregularities in bearing assembly.
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Rudzitis, "Clarification of a semi-empirical approach in Piston ring-cylinder bore conformability prediction," Journal of Tribology, vol.
However, softer densities offer more conformability to the work surface and less tendency to load or burn the workpiece.
Clearly, what distinguishes never-dried fibers from dried ones at any beating or refining level is fiber swelling and the resultant conformability of the fiber wall.
The improved conformability allows the rings to be made in two segments instead of three.
The fabric's woven construction offers flexibility, high conformability and will not stiffen substrate or trap moisture.
Select models feature Visco-Memory foam for body-shape conformability or super-soft latex for conformance and support.
Its nearly fully connected stent has coupled technology with clinical needs by providing an atraumatic, highly durable and fatigue resistant stent with superior radial stiffness, flexibility and conformability.
The device was designed explicitly to improve anatomical conformability with the natural movement of the knee when treating Peripheral Artery Disease.
In conjunction, Stravix was developed as a pliable allograft cover with tensile strength that is ten times greater than amniotic membranes alone and designed to offer durability, elasticity, and conformability for surgical procedures.
These facestocks have 12-month outdoor life; excellent tear, moisture, and chemical resistance; high conformability and flexibility; are phthalate and cadmium free; and pass CPSIA regulations.
Wound Care, solutions for IV placement and acute and chronic wound care applications that require high moisture vapor transmission and conformability.