durability factor

durability factor

A measure of the change (with time) in the property of a material as a result of exposure to an influence which has the potential of causing deterioration; usually expressed as a percentage of the property before exposure.
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Ramy Mrad, sales director, Dubicars, said: "The wide range of products and prices matching the market segment's needs is the reason Mercedes is so favoured by residents of the UAE, along with the durability factor and the robust technological features, which German manufacturers are famous for."
There's also the durability factor, something Lightspeed has addressed in the all-metal Zulu3 by adding Kevlar audio cables and extending the warranty to seven years.
So, the company's R&D decided to produce an affordable and tough piece of hardware to push the durability factor.
It has also kept in mind the durability factor as children can be quite carefree and can throw the camera around.
For natural stones, the durability factor is its key strength, ranking it high on the sustainability scale.
The strength factor and durability factor are considered under service condition as dynamic characteristics that vary depending on operating time and previous load history.
That's where the durability factor of the 18-1 comes into play.
durability factor: Effects from processing and chemistry," R.J.
Relative dynamic modulus (a measure of internal damage) and durability factor are calculated from the resonant frequency.
Intrinsic to the design of this Kroy exterior product, says the company, is the "durability factor." The gleaming white pickets and arbor will remain attractive for years: resistant to impact and weather--and impervious to insects--they will never need to be I painted or scraped.
Perceptional ratings of durability factors. -- Weathering resistance was the highest-rated durability factor at 5.80 (Table 3).