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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003163
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... deleterious reaction between carbon and aluminum, poor wetting of carbon by molten aluminum, and oxidation of the carbon are significant technical barriers to the production of these composites. Two processes are currently used for making commercial aluminum MMCs: liquid metal infiltration of the matrix on...
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
... concludes with a description on the corrosion control of MMCs using protective coatings and inhibitors. aluminum chemical degradation copper corrosion control depleted uranium metal matrix composites galvanic corrosion lead magnesium metal matrix composites processing-induced corrosion...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 12
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1987
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v12.a0000625
EISBN: 978-1-62708-181-8
... Abstract This article is an atlas of fractographs that helps in understanding the causes and mechanisms of fracture of metal-matrix composites, including tungsten fiber-reinforced aluminum, tungsten fiber-reinforced carbon steel, and tungsten fiber-reinforced silver. The fractographs illustrate...
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...
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
... physically mixing a reinforcement phase in a metallic melt. Therefore, in situ composites are excluded from the discussion in this article in order to focus on synthetic composites. Fig. 1 Phase-diagram-restricted metal-matrix composites. (a) Aluminum-silicon alloy. (b) Ductile cast iron In...
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.a0003063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... also made by dry spinning of solutions of yttrium and aluminum carboxylate polymers or aqueous oxide sols ( Ref 15 ). Dense, fine-grained fiber can be obtained by both routes, although the spinning, curing, and pyrolysis conditions are different. In the inviscid (low-viscosity) melt technique ( Ref...
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 Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003042
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... at least pulses rapidly enough to behave as if it were. This requirement reduces the suitable laser types to two: neodymium-YAG and CO 2 . The neodymium-YAG laser, referred to as YAG, uses an active medium of neodymium, which is dissolved in a matrix of yttrium aluminum garnet. The resulting...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003827
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... alkaline earth metals in providing this characteristic. This oxidation protection is effective up to 600 °C (1110 °F), while above 800 °C (1470 °F), the oxide formed has a tendency to spall. Handling beryllium and aluminum-beryllium composites in solid form and in finished parts...
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
... 1 nm (0.04 μin.) thick but is highly effective in protecting the aluminum from corrosion. The oxide film that develops in normal atmospheres grows to thicknesses much greater than 1 nm (0.04 μin.) and is composed of two layers ( Ref 1 ). The inner oxide next to the metal is a compact amorphous...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003121
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... aluminum products, aluminum alloy engineered castings, powder metallurgy parts, and metal-matrix composites. The article also reviews fabrication characteristics such as machining, forming, forging, and joining. It concludes with a description of the major industrial applications of wrought and cast...
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
... exhibit substantially lower oxide growth kinetics than the aluminum-, hafnium-, or zirconium-base ceramics. Time and temperature of service will dictate material selection and coating thickness. However, from the standpoint of forming thin protective scales in thermal cycles with peak temperatures in the...
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
... over the metal in critical applications. Indium is added, together with zinc, in the casting of sacrificial anodes. Indium helps to disrupt the normally tough, coherent aluminum oxide surface coating typical of aluminum alloys and hence enhances its ability to corrode sacrificially. Iron...
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
... be kept free of oxide and accumulations of aluminum metal. This is accomplished by frequently bringing a pumice stone or soft brick in contact with the rotating brush. A common wire brushing setup consists of a 250 mm (10 in.) diameter wheel having a surface speed of about 8.0 m/s (1600 sfm) and...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003130
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
..., many chemicals and their solutions, and most foods. This resistance to corrosion is the result of the presence of a very thin, compact, and adherent film of aluminum oxide on the metal surface. Whenever a fresh surface is created by cutting or abrasion and is exposed to either air or water, a new film...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003064
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... aluminum and titanium and must be protected by a barrier coating ( Ref 39 ). While carbon does not react with nickel, a small amount of solution/dissolution can occur (even in the solid state), which degrades the fibers ( Ref 40 , 41 , 42 ). Reactions occur with most oxides in the 1200 to 1500 °C (2190...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.9781627081955
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005220
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... refilled with weld metal. Most other metals are not so disadvantaged. For instance, in the case of carbon/manganese steels, entrained defects are very different in density, thus providing a significant driving force for separation by flotation. However, when generous quantities of aluminum are used for...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005300
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
...) of dross during a degas-alone melt treatment, and this dross will average 80 to 85% metallic aluminum content entrapped within a lacy matrix of aluminum oxide skins. Much of this metal is indeed recoverable. By treatment with the appropriate flux plus rotor dispersion, the resultant dross after the...