quench bath

quench bath

[′kwench ‚bath]
(engineering)
A liquid medium, such as oil, fused salt, or water, into which a material is plunged for heat-treatment purposes.
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Since PEG is relatively nonvolatile in the processing temperature range used in this study, and the quench bath is not a solvent for PEG, the quenched gel-fiber retained most of the spin-solvent.
The delay time from solution bath to quench bath should be less than 20 seconds.
Besides imparting the desired thickness and smoothness, the steel belt also forms a solidified skin layer on the sheet before it enters the quench bath.
1, both porosity and average pore size increased with TEP content increasing in the quench bath.
As mentioned above, the addition of TEP in quench bath played an important role of increasing porosity and average pore size of PVDF hollow fibers formed by modified TIPS process.
Quench rates of the part exposed to a 150F (60C) water quench bath were around 122F/second (50C/second) for the casting's outer areas and 50F/second (10C/second) for the inner areas.
Quench Rate and Temperature: The delay time from solution bath to quench bath should be less than 20 seconds.
However, the heavy end of e sample must be immersed in the quench bath first to prevent cracking of the specimen's apex.