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Equilibrium in the earth's crust such that the forces tending to elevate landmasses balance the forces tending to depress landmasses.

[iso- + Greek stasis, a standstill; see stā- in Indo-European roots + -y.]

i′so·stat′ic (ī′sō-stăt′ĭk) adj.
i′so·stat′i·cal·ly adv.
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The central parts of the Nazca, Cocos and Caribbean Plates are mostly in isostatic equilibrium with TCFAGA close to zero.
The group's hot isostatic pressings plant near Boston, which treats metals destined for aerospace components at high pressures, may also act as a drag in the second half.
During the hot isostatic pressing stage, the nitrogen is evenly distributed throughout the steel.
It is made of metal with a total length of 523 m aprons 7 isostatic spans of 40 m span on grade 1 and hyperstatic deck 243 m on the Meuse.
has recently delivered a high-capacity Hot Isostatic Press (HIP) to Bodycote's Northwest regional service center in Camas, Washington.
Residing in Paris, Rollier serves on the board of directors of Moria SA, a world leader of Lasik ocular surgery instruments, Bacou-Dalloz, a global leader in design, manufacturing and sales of personal protection equipment, and Carbone Lorraine, one of the world's largest producers of isostatic graphite.
announced today that its Vasteras Sweden operating unit has completed the installation and commissioning of an extremely large Cold Isostatic Press (CIP) at PLANSEE Metall GmbH.
Bodycote now offers an addition to its line of heat treatments with Densal process, a proprietary hot isostatic pressing (HIP) process in which the HIP parameters and the equipment have been modified specifically for the processing of aluminum.
Metso Powdermet AB is world leading in powder metallurgy components manufactured through so-called hot isostatic pressing (HIP-technology) into near net shape.
Contract notice: Hot Isostatic Powder Processing Consultancy.
Global and China Isostatic Graphite Industry Report, 2013-2015
the global leader in high pressure technology, announced today that it's Vasteras Sweden operating unit has been awarded a contract to build the world's largest hot isostatic press (HIP) by Kinzoku Giken Co.