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See age hardening
- ‘This complex steel is described by Humberto Raposo, the inventor, as a ‘premium melted, age-hardened alloy.’’
- ‘From the study on tensile deformation and fracture in these age-hardened materials, it is evident that two opposing factors must be balanced in order to attain the optimum combination of properties.’
- ‘Forgings and hot-finished extruded products are available in the solution-annealed temper and the annealed and age-hardened temper.’
- ‘Age-hardenable alloys are furnished in the solution-treated condition, in the solution treated and cold worked condition or in the age-hardened condition.’
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