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AM&P Technical Articles (2013) 171 (6): 15–17.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Aleksander Koprivc This article discusses the capabilities of a compression test system developed to evaluate composite coil springs for automotive suspension systems. This article discusses the capabilities of a compression test system developed to evaluate composite coil springs...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2012) 170 (3): 19–23.
Published: 01 March 2012
... weight. To meet these challenges, automotive manufacturers are turning to lightweight metals as a solution[1-3]. Aluminum engine blocks, suspension components, body panels, and frame members are increasingly common, in addition to the use of magnesium in components such as instrument panels, valve covers...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2018) 176 (6): 40–44.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Wallace (Jack) Titus Automotive designers and heat treaters have many choices when it comes to the materials and processes that will meet their overall needs. This article reviews some of the major trends affecting automotive heat treating. Copyright © ASM International® 2018 2018 ASM...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2017) 175 (5): 55–58.
Published: 01 July 2017
...] Expand range of materials that can be cold sprayed Implement suspension plasma spray (SPS) and solution precursor plasma spray (SPPS) techniques to practical revenue-generating applications Ability to spray immediately on starting the powder feed- MATERIALS SCIENCE OF THERMAL SPRAY The materials...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2021) 179 (3): 40–41.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... Multi-start threaded nozzle cap and threaded cathodes for quick and easy fastening. The axial injection technology enables the injection of Pre-aligned suspension injector assembly to eliminate feedstock along the axis of the plasma plume. This overcomes the need for manual alignment. many...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2014) 172 (6): 22–25.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Alex Koprivc Consumer demand for greater fuel efficiency and a changing regulatory environment have stimulated substantial interest in alternative materials for passenger vehicles. Automotive manufacturers now have a wide variety of choices available, ranging from various grades of steel...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2019) 177 (2): 38–41.
Published: 01 February 2019
... relies on kinetic energy to create a coating as opposed to other processes that require thermal energy. Because it is a kinetic process, the powder particle feedstock remains in the solid state and does not oxidize or change phases while spraying (Fig. 2). AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS The use of thermal spray...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2015) 173 (3): 18–23.
Published: 01 March 2015
...David A. Wagner; Matthew J. Zaluzec; Jeff Conklin; Tim Skszek An ambitious automotive concept incorporates mixed materials in all major vehicle systems of a five-passenger sedan to achieve an overall weight reduction of 23%. This article explores the vehicle design and material usage details...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2021) 179 (8): 16–22.
Published: 01 November 2021
... vehicle development. Copyright © ASM International® 2021 2021 ASM International aluminum auto body sheet automotive aluminum electric vehicles A D V A N C E D M A T E R I A L S & P R O C E S S E S | N O VAEUMTBOEMRO/ TDIEVCEE MM ABTE ERR I2 A0L2 1S httpsdoi.org/10.31399/asm.amp.2021-08...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2018) 176 (4): 22–26.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Laurent Chappuis; Robert Sanders The early days of aluminum development occurred between 1886 and 1948, when the aluminum and automotive industries were both new and undergoing rapid changes in technology and scales of production. The early days of aluminum development occurred between 1886...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2019) 177 (4): 14–19.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of automotive components produced over the past few years in Europe by thixoforming with aluminum alloys is shown in Fig. 6. It is concluded that the consistency of mechanical properties of thixoformed aluminum alloys was affected by the quality and consistency of the feedstock material used, tight control...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2019) 177 (6): 25–30.
Published: 01 September 2019
... 2019 2019 ASM International aluminum sheet auto body structure automotive aluminum ADVANCED MATERIALS & PROCESSES | SEPTEMBER 2019 httpsdoi.org/10.31399/asm.amp.2019-06.p025 25 AUTOMOTIVE ALUMINUM PART VIII BABY STEPS TOWARD HIGH VOLUME PRODUCTION OF BODY STRUCTURES Automakers and aluminum...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2018) 176 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., and antireflective coatings), automotive components, and eyeglass frames (Fig. 5 and Table 2). In addition, titanium is also used as cladding on art museums and cultural institutions, where its gray luster not only adds beauty, but also corrosion resistance to air pollution in urban environments. ~AM&P For more...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2019) 177 (8): 24–28.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., and springback issues continued to test automakers and materials producers as they worked toward aluminum-intensive vehicles in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Copyright © ASM International® 2019 2019 ASM International aluminum sheet automotive aluminum httpsdoi.org/10.31399...