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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006478
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... ) demonstrates that this region contains silicon carbide particles with little or no matrix aluminum. The size of this matrix-starved region is on the order of 30 μm. This demonstrates that the ultrasonic test method is capable of detecting very small regions of poor blending. Table 7 Defects in metal...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003839
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... 150 μm monofilaments ( Fig. 1 ). Fig. 1 Diameter of continuous-reinforcement range from 10 μm (a) microstructure of alumina fiber/aluminum metal-matrix composite (MMC) to 150 μm (b) SiC MF /Ti-15-3 MMC Discontinuous-reinforced MMCs are metals reinforced with particulates, which generally...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003163
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... 2 illustrates the effects of SiC volume fraction on the properties of discontinuous aluminum MMCs. Fig. 2 Effect of reinforcement volume fraction on the properties of aluminum metal-matrix composite (MMCs). (a) The ultimate tensile strength (UTS), tensile yield strength (TYS), and strain-to...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005339
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... unidirectionally aligned continuous fiber-reinforced composite is illustrated in Fig. 2 . The fiber material can be carbon or a ceramic such as silicon carbide (SiC), and the matrix can be a metal such as titanium, copper, or aluminum. Extensive literature is available on mechanical and thermal properties, such...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005227
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... of cast metal-matrix composites Composite Applications Special features Aluminum/graphite Bearings Cheaper, lighter, self-lubricating, conserve Cu, Pb, Sn, Zn, etc. Aluminum/graphite, aluminum/α-Al 2 O 3 , aluminum/SiC-Al 2 O 3 Automobile pistons, cylinder liners, piston rings...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006258
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
... composites. It discusses the microstructures used for the most common magnesium alloys used in metal-matrix composites, namely, magnesium-aluminum, magnesium-rare earth and magnesium-lithium alloys. The article focuses on the most common methods of heat treatment, including solution heat treatment...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... and fiber can occur. Table 4 Some important reinforcements for ceramic-matrix composites Type Examples Particles SiC, TiC, Al 2 O 3 , NiB 2 , ZrO 2 Platelets SiC, Al 2 O 3 Discontinuous fibers    Whiskers SiC, TiB 2 , Al 2 O 3  Short fibers Glass, Al 2 O 3 , SiC...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract This article discusses the types, properties, and uses of continuous-fiber-reinforced composites, including glass, carbon, aramid, boron, continuous silicon carbide, and aluminum oxide fiber composites. While polyester and vinyl ester resins are the most used matrix materials for...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003043
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... aramid fibers are a problem when used with most fastener materials, composites reinforced with carbon fibers are quite cathodic when used with materials such as aluminum and cadmium, the latter of which is a common plating used on fasteners. Titanium and its alloys appear to be the fastener materials...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0004002
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... materials. Table 1 Aluminum-base discontinuous metal-matrix composite materials Producer Type Matrix alloys Reinforcements (a) Reinforcement loading, vol% Ref Alcoa P/M 2 xxx SiC p 0–30 Ref 4 7 xxx SiC p 0–30 Ref 4 Dural I/M 2014 SiC p 0–40 Ref 4 6061...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001318
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... coatings meant for higher temperatures, in which borates are replaced by glassy alkali silicates or aluminum phosphate, are prominent ( Ref 28 , 48 ). The use of siloxane fluids as preceramic polymers has also been disclosed ( Ref 62 ). Converting the carbon surface to SiC is often recommended as a...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003064
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... ( Ref 146 ) provides a significant weight advantage over such structural metals as aluminum, titanium, and niobium. Thermal expansion is a significant design consideration in space structures. The extent to which a space structure, such as a communications boom, is affected by solar radiation on one...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... shock resistance Good Generally poor … Electrical characteristics Conductors Insulators Insulators Chemical resistance Low to medium Excellent Good Oxidation resistance Generally poor Oxides excellent; SiC and Si 3 N 4 good … Adapted from Ref 1 Metallic materials are...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... 0.1–5 4–200 Carbides Aluminum carbide Al 4 C 3 Particles 2.36 0.085 0.5–25 20–1000 Silicon carbide SiC Particles 3.22 0.116 0.5–25 20–1000 Nitrides Aluminum nitride AlN Particles, skins 3.26 0.117 10–50 400–2000 Borides Titanium boride TiB 2...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001313
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... Noble metal coatings, such as platinum and iridium, can be used on molybdenum at temperatures to about 1425 °C (2595 °F). They provide a significantly longer useful life at all temperatures than the duplex chromium-nickel coatings. Coatings based on compounds with aluminum, in initial attempts, were...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006638
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
... more rep) σ Rel , % Metal mean (atom conc) RDEV% σ (5 or more rep) σ Rel , % SiC 0.5112 ± 0.3925 +2.2 0.0004 0.07 0.4888 ± 0.0002 −2.2 0.0004 0.07 VC 0.4963 ± 0.2517 −0.73 0.0017 0.33 0.5037 ± 0.0006 +0.73 0.0017 0.33 Cr 3 C 2 0.3925 ± 0.2127 −1.9 0.0029 0.73...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003842
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... ) to those of growth rate of Cr 2 O 3 on chromium ( Ref 8 ) and Al 2 O 3 on nickel-aluminum ( Ref 7 ) Oxidation of SiC also follows linear-parabolic kinetics. The linear rate constant has been measured by only a few investigators and is listed in Arrhenius form in Table 2 . Linear regimes are...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003033
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... with a near-zero CTE over a temperature range of several hundred degrees. At higher temperatures (>700 °C, or 1290 °F), the CTE for all carbon fibers is positive. Zero-CTE metal-matrix composites require the more negative CTE and very high modulus fibers (≥650 GPa, or 95 × 10 6 psi) that are only...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003066
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
...-reinforced composite  LAS II (Nb) … 1100 2010 46% SiC fiber-reinforced composite  LAS III (Nb,Zr) … 1200 2190 46% SiC fiber-reinforced composite  LAS-type … 1200–1300 2190–2370 … Cordierite  9606 Corning 1100 2010 Creep over 900 °C (1650 °F)  MAS-type … 1250–1300 2280...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003820
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... Magnesium alloys, bare or coated, for exposed automobiles and truck parts. Galvanic compatibilities. Simulates severe road deicing salts exposure Magnesium-aluminum alloys, like most other metals, form protective films when exposed to the atmosphere. If CO 2 is present (in industrial atmospheres...