face-centred

face-centred

adj
(Chemistry) (of a crystal) having a lattice point at the centre of each face of each unit cell as well as at the corners. Compare body-centred
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While the PTA-welded layer material exhibited only face-centred cubic lattice (fcc), the cast Stellite 12 showed, beside fcc structures, also hexagonal-close-packed (hcp) [epsilon]-martensite fractions.