Dimensional stability

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Description

The property of a material that resists any change in its physical size. Dimensional changes for some materials, such as fabric, wood or paper board, may be due to moisture absorption, heat or time. Dimensional stability of paper is important in the printing process for the correct registration of multiple colors.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Formstabilität (Deut.); stabilité dimentionnelle (Fr.);

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