hard-face

hard-face

[′härd ‚fās]
(metallurgy)
To apply a layer of hard, abrasion-resistant metal to a less resistant metal part by plating, welding, spraying, or other techniques. Also known as hard-surface.
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Most of Komptech's customers put a hard-face weld on their teeth once a month to keep them built up, Labry adds.