hard iron

hard iron

[′härd ¦ī·ərn]
(metallurgy)
Iron or steel which is not readily magnetized by induction, but which retains a high percentage of the magnetism acquired.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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There were men, too, of a sturdier texture of mind than his, and endowed with a far greater share of shrewd, hard iron, or granite understanding; which, duly mingled with a fair proportion of doctrinal ingredient, constitutes a highly respectable, efficacious, and unamiable variety of the clerical species.
In Sarai Mughal, Riaz Ahmed died after he fell on the floor and his head hit a hard iron object.
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Hard iron demonstrates medium corrosion resistance while displaying very good wear resistance properties.
If we consider the magnetic data circle (the magnetic field strength in one horizontal direction), hard iron interference shift the entire circle away from the origin by some amount [9].
"They removed the safe from its place and just broke it - not with fire or heat, maybe with a hammer or some hard iron.
But Sting's songs were about unique and unlikely individuals and life as it really is, as a constant process of bending hard iron.
Euroflo recommend heavy duty hard iron pumps for dredging pumps applications.
Generally, the hard iron effect exhibits an additive and constant field, therein compensating the hard-iron effect is relatively simple.