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Hardening

1. The process by which a sudden change to the price of a commodity or futures contract slow and gradually corrects itself, bringing the price into alignment with fundamentals. See also: Reversion to the Mean.

2. A slow but steady rise in price for a futures market or contract.
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After thorough tests of the hardening oil as well as wash test at the high-Tec DST-KEMI lab, DST-DEGREEZ/13 was developed and the benefits for Bodycote were clear at once:
The analytical results, including the effects that material strain hardening, strain rate dependency, and indenter geometry have on the indentation depth, are discussed in Sec.
Best executives said they expect further consolidation of business, an acceleration of rate hardening in many lines and a new generation of capital-markets products.
Today, a range of induction hardening systems are available to handle both small batch runs and high volume production requirements.
In everyday terms, work hardening is caused by dull tools, rubbing against the material.
Intense aerobic activity may actually stave off aging-associated hardening of the arteries, a problem that can strike well before overt high blood pressure is diagnosed, Lakatta says.
Utilization of the developed product brings improvements to induction hardening efficiency for more accurate hardening, which helps to reduce the time required for heat treatment, and increase both strength and hardness of machined parts.
A phosphate containing solution is used as the liquid for a shorter hardening time of 5 min (7).
ATLANTA -- The changing insurance industry and market hardening are altering the relationship between corporate risk managers and insurers, an executive with a worldwide property and commercial insurer said.
This proceeds as hardening, eventually leading to failure of the hose.
Suitable for numerous plating treatments and readily welded with Ampco-Trode weldrod as well as stainless-steel for localized hardening.