hold time

hold time

[′hōl ‚tīm]
(metallurgy)
In resistance welding, the time that pressure is applied to the electrodes after the welding current is cut off.
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18] defined a different way to calculate the creep strain and the ratcheting strain, and they also pointed out that the combination of stress, hold time, and temperature interactively influenced creep-ratcheting.
Parts of a proposed Federal Reserve regulation that would require credit unions to reduce the hold time on certain checks could increase the incidents of fraud and threaten safety and soundness, according to letters from CUNA, NAFCU and several credit unions.
27 percent thought their hold time exceeded five minutes.
Some of the papers presented covered such topics as: thermochemistry of nodulization and inoculation of irons; nucleation mechanisms in ductile iron; a new approach to graphite nucleation mechanism in gray irons; and a study of hold time and fade effects on microstructure in ductile iron.
Aspects of resolution, cooling and hold time, count rates as well as vibrations are considered.
Pertinent Data: The Solutions Series are equipped with standard integrated controls, 2000 W of available output power, variable output amplitude control, automatic frequency control adjusts, digital adjustable controls for weld time, hold time, delay time, .
In some initial research, presented earlier this year at DATE, Roychowdhury's team demonstrated the basic approach, an alternative to the widely used binary search technique, which resulted in a factor of up to 10X speed increase, shortening the time required for calculating the set up or hold time from three months to a couple of weeks.
In the experiment above, this hold pressure was 5250 plastic psi and the hold time was determined to be 3 sec.
Figure 4 shows the force versus time data for temperatures of 92-142 [degrees] C with a hold time of 180 sec.
Each step includes a heating rate, target temperature, hold time and maximum sinter temperature deviation.
The NXR Genie germanium detector is said to deliver new levels of speed, signal-to-noise ratio and hold time, allowing high-speed scanning without compromising on data quality.