flattening test

flattening test

[′flat·ən·iŋ ‚test]
(metallurgy)
Quality test performed by flattening metal tubing between parallel plates that are a specified distance from each other.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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