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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003815
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... Abstract This article focuses on the various forms of corrosion occurred in the passive range of aluminum and its alloys, namely, pitting corrosion, galvanic corrosion, deposition corrosion, intergranular corrosion, stress-corrosion cracking, exfoliation corrosion, corrosion fatigue, erosion...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005331
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... Abstract This article begins with a discussion on the effects of alloying and impurity elements on the properties of aluminum cast alloys and their chemical compositions. It describes various means of structural control, namely, chemistry control, control of element ratios based on the...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003121
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... Abstract Aluminum and its alloys are used in a broad range of applications. This article discusses the primary and secondary production of aluminum and the classification system for cast and wrought products. It describes some of the more common manufactured forms, including commercial wrought...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001308
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... Abstract Aluminum or aluminum alloy products have various types of finishes applied to their surfaces to enhance appearance or improve functional properties. This article discusses the procedures, considerations, and applications of various methods employed in the cleaning, finishing, and...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006260
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
... Abstract Quenching refers to the rapid cooling of metal from the solution treating temperature, typically between 465 and 565 deg C (870 and 1050 deg F) for aluminum alloys. This article provides an overview on the appropriate quenching process and factors used to determine suitable cooling...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003206
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
..., stainless steels, heat-resistant alloys, aluminum alloys, copper and copper alloys, magnesium alloys, nickel alloys, and titanium and titanium alloys. aluminum alloys arc welding methods cast irons copper alloys hardenable steels heat-resistant alloys magnesium alloys nickel alloys stainless...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003191
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... machinability of cast irons, steels, and aluminum alloys. It presents data on hardness values and the effect of the matrix microstructure of cast iron on tool life. It also explains how a higher inclusion count improves the machinability of steels and why aluminum alloys can be machined at very high speeds...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003138
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... steel and aluminum alloys to reduce weight in structural parts. cast magnesium alloys fabrication characteristics magnesium mechanical properties product form selection structural applications temper designations wrought magnesium alloys MAGNESIUM AND MAGNESIUM ALLOYS have been...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005215
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... aluminum-copper eutectic systems aluminum-silicon eutectic systems copper-zinc peritectic systems Al-Si-Cu-Mg eutectic systems Fe-C-Cr superalloy MICROSEGREGATION is the nonuniform distribution of alloying elements within a volume characteristic of the solidification microstructure, that is...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 27 April 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v03.a0006226
EISBN: 978-1-62708-163-4
... aluminum (white) with UAl 4 (dark) eutectic. This UAl 3 + Al → UAl 4 reaction leads to unfavorable rolling behavior. Original magnification: 700×. Source: Ref 4 Fig. 8 Peritectically formed UAl 4 in an Al-6U alloy that was cooled from above liquidus to 760 °C (1400 °F) and held 10 min, then...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003814
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... Abstract Nonferrous metals and alloys are widely used to resist corrosion. This article describes the most widely used nonferrous metals, such as aluminum, copper, nickel, and titanium. It also provides information on several specialty nonferrous products that cannot easily be categorized by...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006788
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... opportunities to improve operating processes and procedures related to the management of system integrity. Industry experience with corrosion-resistant alloys of steel, copper, and aluminum is reviewed. The article ends with a discussion on monitoring and preventing microbiologically influenced corrosion...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 12
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1987
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v12.a0001831
EISBN: 978-1-62708-181-8
...-arrest marks known as fatigue striations ( Fig. 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 ), which are a visual record of the position of the fatigue crack front during crack propagation through the material. Fig. 17 Uniformly distributed fatigue striations in an aluminum 2024-T3 alloy. (a) Tear ridge and...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001314
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... reactive gases disassociated into ions, specifically hydrogen and fluorine. It has been shown to be effective in reducing tenacious oxides of aluminum and titanium and scale found on high-nickel alloy surfaces. Although hydrogen, considered an industrial gas, is generally readily available, the source of...
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By John C. Bittence
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003222
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
..., distributive, and sacrificial uses. At present, between 80 and 90% of recycled magnesium is used in recycled aluminum alloys, the most common of which are used to make aluminum beverage cans. Magnesium scrap generally comes from foundries as gates, runners, drippings, turnings, drosses, and old scrap...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0009014
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... reduce to practice the latest research results quantifying the relationships between casting processes, microstructure characteristics, cyclic (fatigue) properties, and component function for cast aluminum and magnesium alloys. Facilitate the development and implementation of design strategies that...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003041
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... must be used to support the layup and to distribute the heat and pressure of the autoclave cure. Typically, large molds are fabricated using steel or aluminum weldments with a formed face sheet machined to the final contour. Electroformed nickel tooling is sometimes used when surface smoothness or mold...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006253
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
... of titanium is 56% that of steel and 40% greater than aluminum. The densities of current commercial titanium alloys are in the range of approximately 4.3 to 4.9 g/cm 3 (0.156 to 0.1761b/in. 3 ), depending on the type and amount of alloying elements. This property, in combination with other desirable...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006270
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
... some steel, aluminum, and magnesium alloys. Source: Ref 1 Table 1 Comparison of typical strength-to-density values for several titanium alloys and a steel at 20 °C (68 °F) Metal Density Tensile strength Tensile strength/density g/cm 3 lb/in. 3 MPa ksi N·m/kg + lb/in...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006283
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
... by heat treatment Alloying elements are classified as α or β stabilizers that shift the transus temperature up or down, depending on alloying addition. Alpha stabilizers, such as oxygen, nitrogen, carbon, and aluminum, raise the α/β transformation temperature. Beta stabilizers...