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The ASM Handbook is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the structure, properties, processing, performance, and evaluation of metals and nonmetallic engineering materials.

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The latest ASM Handbook in the Heat Treating set, Volume 4F: Quenchants and Quenching Technology is a practical guide to quenching, its implementation, and its effects on the microstructure and properties of cast irons and steels. Full Volume now available!

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ASM Handbook, Volume 24A: Additive Manufacturing Design and Applications provides a comprehensive review of additive manufacturing design fundamentals and applications. The primary focus of the Volume is on metallic systems with limited emphasis on polymers and ceramics where applicable.

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Mr. Craig Schroeder, P.E. is a Principal Materials Engineer at EFI Global, a consulting firm that specializes in subrogation and litigation work in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. He has nearly 30 years of experience in the field of materials science and engineering as a process engineer, forging engineer, and failure analyst. Mr. Schroeder is currently serving as a Volume Editor for the upcoming revision ASM Handbook, Volume 12: Fractography.

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ASM Handbook, Volume 11B: Characterization and Failure Analysis of Plastics serves as a guide to help engineers determine the causes of failure in plastic components and make corrective adjustments through design and manufacturing modifications. 

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