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sagging

[′sag·iŋ]
(naval architecture)
Deflection of the hull of a ship in which the middle of the keel is bowed downward.

sagging

1. A defect characterized by a wavy line or lines appearing on those surfaces of porcelain enamel that have been fired in a vertical position.
2. A defect characterized by irreversible downward bending in a ceramic article insufficiently supported during the firing cycle.
3. The excessive flow of a wet paint film on vertical surfaces resulting in drips, runs, or curtains in the film when it dries.
4. The flowing of a sealant within a joint, so that it loses its original shape.
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When sagging occurs on application, it is called cold sag.
If the sagging velocity is low enough, the paint will dry or cure before noticeable sag will occur.
Normally, you should measure the ECU/PPU for sagging every month.
The typical stuff was midriffs, some sagging pants, so we wanted to know what the procedures are,'' trustee Al Beattie said.
The viscous component allows the polymer sheet to flow easily into the mold under stress and the elastic component influences the degree of sagging of the sheet under gravity prior to forming.
Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) announced today that it has completed the sagging process of the 4.
However, once applied to the substrate, the viscosity of the coating must increase rapidly to prevent sagging.
The terms sagging, running, curtaining and slumping describe unsightly gravity driven flows on vertical surfaces.