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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006320
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... was relatively cheap and modern steel had not yet been developed. Ditherington Flax Mill in England, built in 1796, is the oldest iron-framed building in the world. As such, it is seen as the world’s first skyscraper and is described as “the grandfather of skyscrapers.” A famous example is the Bulgarian Iron...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006868
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
... materials, such as in fabricating a highway bridge or a skyscraper, which requires metal-intensive applications, there are areas in which plastics can be used effectively and efficiently. Benefits of Selecting Plastics The use of a plastics material for any part or product to be manufactured seems...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005107
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
...) Metal fabrication shops Aircraft manufacturers (titanium, Inconel, stacked metals) Heavy equipment manufacturers (tractors, hoists, cranes, industrial winches, derricks) Industrial vehicles (trucks, tankers, construction vehicles) Structural fabrications (bridges, skyscrapers) and heavy...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005186
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
..., opened the way for what many art historians considered to be America's only original contribution to the arts of the world—the skyscraper. One of the oldest casting techniques, investment (lost-wax) casting, was also rediscovered in 1897 by B.F. Philbrook of Iowa, who used it to cast dental inlays...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002476
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
..., bearings, coatings, electronics, and human prostheses. Other brittle materials, such as glass and graphite materials, have been used in the fabrication of infrared transmission windows, glass skyscraper panels, television cathode ray tubes (CRTs), and high-temperature graphite bearings. Thus...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01.a0001025
EISBN: 978-1-62708-161-0
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.9781627083959
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9