rapid quenching

rapid quenching

[′rap·əd ′kwench·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Superfast cooling (1-5 × 106K per second) of a molten metal to produce new and amorphous alloys and new crystalling material with improved properties.
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While simply blocking IgE binding is helpful for some allergy sufferers, when it comes to the rapid quenching of an acute allergic response, "what you'd really like to do is get rid of it," said Jardetzky.
The rate of decrease in intensity is higher at higher temperatures predicting the more rapid quenching of excited pyrene molecules by [O.
2005) relies on rapid quenching of the material to below temperature Ms to prevent the transformation of martensite to austenite.
The powders are composed mainly of the HCP alpha and Laves phases which transform to i-phase owing to rapid quenching during plasma spraying.
Although rapid quenching increases the response to age hardening, it also creates residual stresses and distortion.
After rapid quenching, the droplet shapes are measured carefully and their equilibrium shapes are determined, providing the necessary link to interfacial properties.
Then, after rapid quenching, the droplet shapes are measured carefully and their equilibrium shapes are determined, thus providing the necessary link to interfacial properties.
Some industry sources have raised questions whether WIT could cause such rapid quenching of crystalline resins as to change the crystalline structure and thus the performance properties of parts.
The requirement to ensure rapid quenching at the end of heating cycles has been met by fitting a one-piece door which is lifted rapidly by an electric motor.
Catalyst is also recycled within the system so that individual particles experience multiple exposures to laser radiation and rapid quenching.
Rapid quenching of polypropylene film to minimize the polymer crystallinity.

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