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SPC

Acronym for Statistical Process Control.

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Spatter

In welding, droplets of matter deposited as contaminants.

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Spares

See back-ups.

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Spank

Fabricating activity to sharpen radii, form, or detail in previously formed area of a part. See restrike.

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Spangle Free

A galvanized product in which the spangle formation has been suppressed; accomplished by eliminating Antimony and Lead in the molten zinc bath during the production of Hot Dipped Galvanized. Galvannealed …

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Spalling

The breaking off of flake – like metal particles from a metal surface.

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Source Separation

The sorting of individual secondary materials at the point of collection or generation for recycling. Many curbside recycling programs require the hauler to separate paper, glass, metal cans and plastic …

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Source Reduction

The design, manufacture, use or reuse of materials or products (including packages) to reduce their amount or toxicity throughout their useful life and when they are reused, recycled, landfilled or …

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Sore-Thumb Display

A display designed to attract immediate attention by virtue of its size or unique style.

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Solvents

Substances with the ability to dissolve other substances.

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Solvent Retention

The undesirable condition that occurs when the solvent in inks, coatings and/or adhesives are not completely evaporated from the substrate involved.

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Solvent Based

A coating, varnish or ink whose vehicle binder is solvent soluble or dispersible.

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Solvent

A substance, usually an organic liquid that is able to dissolve another substance.

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Solids

The ability of the CAD software to realize that a volume is filled with solid matter. These CAD systems can display a design so that it looks like a solid …

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Solid Waste

Garbage, refuse, sludges, and other discarded solid materials resulting from industrial and commercial operations and from community activities.

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