fired state

fired state

[¦fīrd ′stāt]
(electronics)
The “on” state of a silicon controlled rectifier or other semiconductor switching device, occurring when a suitable triggering pulse is applied to the gate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In the manufacturing of ceramic tiles by dry pressing method on the flow-conveyor lines by single-firing, the main criterion of obtaining a product of reduced thickness is to increase their mechanical strength in the molded, air-drying and in fired state that connected with the need to provide them with sufficient mechanical strength to be able to make further technological operations--transportation of semi-finished products for the roller conveyor in drying unit, its engobing, glazing and firing without deformation and fracture.
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