devitrify


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become crystalline

make (glassy materials) brittle or opaque

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* at higher temperatures of around 750-850[degrees]C, components in the formulation "devitrify." They pass from a glassy state to a crystalline state;
Moreover, glass near air boundaries can crystallize (devitrify) during cool-down; the resulting white buildup is quite stressy and should be removed by grinding for a more uniform blank.
A conventional screw turning at high rpm conveys resin pellets through the extruder at such a rapid rate that some of the pellets do not fully blend (or devitrify) into the melt stream at position P 19 on this extruder (25).