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Stability

The relative steadiness or safety of a security or fund compared to the market as a whole. For example, money market funds and other short-term investments offer more stability than funds that invest in growth stocks.
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Stability

The state of a security maintaining a constant or near constant price. Short-term securities tend to be more stable than long-term securities, but this is not always the case.
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The effect of temperature changes on the dimensional stability of polyvinyl siloxane and polyether impression materials.
MuCell parts have been produced that have an excellent high-gloss surface, lower weight, no sink marks, and improved dimensional stability. There are numerous target applications for the combined technologies in the automotive, electronics, and business-equipment industries, according to the companies.
To improve dimensional stability in the crucial framing area where the body-in-white first comes together, VCG has merged two framing stations into one where 98 welds are applied by 10 robots in a 60-second cycle time.
Moreover, it provided improved flow, superior adhesion, and excellent dimensional stability over the 134a control and was at least comparable to the HCFC-22 control.
* increased strength and dimensional stability, thus increasing accuracy of the precision instrument.
Benefits of using wood flour as an additive include increased dimensional stability, reduced thermal expansion, controlled shrinkage and warpage, superior bulk-toweight ratio, improved wood surface appearance, low volumetric cost, and reduced mold abrasion.
By incorporating Millad 3988 clarifying agent into the resins, the company is said to be able to offer clients products with outstanding clarity, faster cycle times, dimensional stability and toughness.
Heat stable up to 650[degrees]F in HDPE, it reportedly has good dimensional stability in polyolefin moldings.
The Institute's project compares casting dimensional stability of the three processes by precision measuring 300 iron and 160 aluminum test castings made by commercial foundries.
BMC Grade A103 is said to provide superior dimensional stability during long-term exposure to heat and vibration, as well as exceptionally low emissions under high heat.
In addition, Alcryn MPR is said to be resistant to heat, sunlight and UV light, exhibiting dimensional stability and chemical resistance in harsh environments and extreme weather conditions.
The material reportedly provides good dimensional stability at high temperatures, good impact strength, and good surface quality.