initial set

initial set

[i′nish·əl ′set]
(materials)
The onset of hardening after water has been added to concrete, cement, or plaster.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

initial set

1. A degree of stiffening of a mixture of cement (or concrete or mortar) and water less than final set; generally stated as the time required for cement paste to stiffen sufficiently to resist the penetration of a weighted test-needle.
2. Of a mastic compound, adhesive, or coating, the stage in curing or drying when the surface has become sufficiently firm to be unmarked when touched with the finger.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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ChemSpeed 75 reaches initial set in 13 to 19 minutes, while ChemSpeed 75 ES has an extended initial set of 40 to 50 minutes for increased flow and easier use in hot weather.
The newly constituted New Hampshire Board of Registration of Medical Technicians has adopted its initial set of rules governing the state registration of "medical technicians" as defined by a state law enacted in 2014.
If they do, they are given an extra 30 days to collect more, just in case any signatures in the initial set are invalidated.
This can cause the hook points to move (or roll) ever so slightly and then spring back just a bit after the initial set. When this happens as the fish's head also is lifted up and the mouth opens, the hook point or points can slip free.
The Ambivalence Index did not account for additional variance beyond the initial set of predictors in any analysis (original or corrected), so the information below will focus on the initial set of three predictors (IAT, Pro-Black, Anti-Black).
Ann Dobson, community development officer at Blyth Valley Council, said: "Working with this group and supporting them through the initial set up has been very rewarding.
The initial set of results appears exaggerated and recklessly optimistic, followed by a depressing reality that indicates money worries and financial fear.
These values were used to determine the value defined as initial set. The samples were then heated to 150[degrees]C for one hour in an uncompressed state and cooled back to RT.
After an initial set up, part numbers can be recalled and the system is ready to use again, even by unskilled operators."
This policy update provides revised business rules for the use of high data capacity active RFID (Attachment 1) and an initial set of business rules for the implementation of passive RFID and the use of the Electronic Product Code (EPC)-compliant tags within the Department of Defense (DoD) supply chain (Attachment 2).
The initial set up budget of the school, along with grants from the Armada Education Foundation, Electronic Data Systems, and others have allowed Ritzenhein and her staff to acquire ELMO Visual Presenters ($1,800 each), InFocus projectors ($1,500 each), wall screens and smart boards ($1,300 each), which students have access to in science, computer science, calculus and other classes.

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