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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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Picture of work hardening with cold plastic deformation described below, Fig.
Other indications that analysts key on are metal loss or gain signals and/or the signatures of metallurgical changes in the parent metal that occur due to work hardening or other similar mechanisms.
The respondents indicated that the most important options are: part-time return to their own job, the opportunity to do light work, work hardening programs, and the opportunity to be employed in a different job.
In addition to the improve fatigue characteristics, ADI responds favorably to work hardening that can improve its wear characteristics.
The book's goals are "to inform readers of the uses and benefits of physical capacity assessments and work hardening .
In addition to Karthik's specialty areas of treatment, the clinic's other physical therapy services include: pre/post-surgical orthopedic rehabilitation; cervical and lumbar spine rehabilitation; athletic enhancement/rehabilitation; and industrial rehabilitation including functional capacity evaluations and work hardening.
All of this is further aggravated by any work hardening that is occurring depending on the material we are machining.
Among its many applications, hardness testing can be used to evaluate heat treating, to provide an approximation of tensile strength and to detect work hardening or softening or hardening caused by overheating, decarburization or carbon or nitrogen pickup.
Physical properties will include those characteristics included in the individual material groups, such as the modulus of elasticity, thermal conductivity, thermal expansion and work hardening.
Work hardening also strengthens materials during forging, an important manufacturing technique used to make products as diverse as critical auto parts and golf clubs.
From non-operative spine care to surgery, the Texas Back Institute offers chiropractic care, diagnostic procedures, fitness services, pain management, patient education, physical therapy, research and return-to-work programs including work conditioning and work hardening.
Positive rake, coated carbide inserts help the cutting action avoid work hardening from excessive cutting forces.