Metal Fabricating Glossary


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conditioning

 noun


Definitions

  1. The removal of surface defects (seams, laps, pits, etc.) from steel; usually done when the steel is in semifinished condition (bloom, billet, slab). It may be accomplished after an inspection by chipping, scarfing, grinding, or machining.

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