>> Sunday, 22 February 2009
Tensile strength - The resistance of a material to longitudinal tension stress.
Thermal conductivity - Ability of a material to conduct heat.
Thermal degradation - Deterioration of material by heat.
Thermal diffusivity - The ability of a material to transfer heat per unit time and area.
Thermoplastic - Capable of being repeatedly softened by heat and hardened by cooling.
Thermoset - A material that will undergo or has undergone a chemical reaction by the action of heat, catalysts, ultraviolet light,etc.
Three-plate mold - Mold with two parting lines, one for part and the other to free trapped cold runner.
Two-plate mold - Mold with one parting line used to free both part and runner.