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Ultimate Strength -
The maximum conventional stress, tensile, compressive or shear, that a material can withstand.
Upset (heading) -
Localized deformation, usually by axial compression of material between dies, to form parts having some of the cross-sectional area larger than the original stock.
Upset (installation) -
Forming of a head or shoulder during fastener installation, as with rivets or blind fasteners.