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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
... MMC designation system and also describes the types of continuous fiber aluminum MMCs, including aluminum/boron MMC, aluminum/silicon carbide MMC, aluminum/graphite MMC, and aluminum/alumina MMC. aluminum-matrix composites copper-matrix composites intermetallic-matrix composites magnesium...
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
... diagrams of SiC MF E , Ti-15-3, an actual SiC MF /Ti-15-3 metal-matrix composite (MMC), and that generated with the mixed-potential theory (MPT) exposed to deaerated 3.15 wt% NaCl at 30 °C (86 °F). Scan rate, 0.1 mV/s. Source: Ref 14 Boron/aluminum MMCs have been used as tubular struts in the...
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...
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 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
.... This is also true of a single-crystal fiber or whisker (e.g., Al 2 O 3 single-crystal fiber, which has a hexagonal structure). In this respect, polycrystalline fibers (e.g., SiC, Al 2 O 3 , and boron fibers) are reasonably isotropic. Ceramic-matrix composites can go to very high temperatures (&gt...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003042
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... effectively. Testing can determine the appropriateness of the application. Table 5 Partial list of materials cut with water jet Acrylic plastics Aluminum Aluminum honeycomb Bakery products Boron-epoxy composite Boron-polyester composite Box board Brass Carpets Ceramic...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003043
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
.... Several diverse techniques exist for producing quality holes in advanced composites. Carbon-, aramid-, and boron-fiber-reinforced materials each require different drilling methods and tools. Refer to the article “Machining, Drilling, and Cutting of Polymer-Matrix Composites” in this Volume for a...
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
... alloys through the use of either ingot-melting or casting and/or powder-metallurgy (P/M) techniques. In these materials systems, the reinforcing material (for example, silicon carbide, boron carbide, or boron nitride) is not continuous, but consists of discrete particles within the aluminum alloy matrix...
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
... composite articles at temperatures below 1000 °C (1832 °F) often contain large amounts of boron in the form of elemental boron, B 4 C, BN, metal borides, or B 2 O 3 ( Ref 58 , 59 ). Employing B 2 O 3 glass provides a wetting liquid at low temperatures on initial heating, and the nonoxides rapidly oxidize...
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 Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.9781627081955
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006287
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
... Abstract This article describes the general categories and metallurgy of heat treatable aluminum alloys. It briefly reviews the key impurities and each of the principal alloying elements in aluminum alloys, namely, copper, magnesium, manganese, silicon, zinc, iron, lithium, titanium, boron...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... material of choice for automotive applications. Despite the inroads made by some nonferrous alloys (aluminum and magnesium in particular), plastics, and composite materials, ferrous alloys (steels as well as cast irons) still make up more than 60% by weight of passenger cars. The principal disadvantage...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006267
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
... shielded metal arc. See also Fig. 2 . Original magnification: 500× Powder metallurgy (PM) versions of several Stellite alloys (typically containing low levels of boron—1.0% max as listed in Table 1(a) —to enhance sintering) are available for applications where the PM process is cost-effective (e.g...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003120
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... the titanium/aluminum type have their properties controlled by all three variables; nickel-niobium alloys have the additional variable of δ phase distribution; cobalt-base superalloys are not affected by the first variable. Structure control is achieved through composition selection/modification and...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001264
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... electroless nickel coatings on composites and plastics. aluminum alloys composites copper alloys electroless nickel baths electroless nickel plating electroless nickel plating equipment electroless nickel-boron coatings electroless nickel-phosphorus coatings fatigue strength ferrous alloys...
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
... Deposition process Molybdenum silicide Fluidized bed, pack cementation, slip pack, plasma spray, electrophoresis Molybdenum silicide and chromium Pack cementation Molybdenum silicide and chromium, boron Pack cementation Molybdenum silicide and chromium, aluminum, boron Slip pack...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003175
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... prematurely. It is common to treat the surface of the fibers to improve their wettability to the alloy being infiltrated. Aluminum, magnesium, copper, and superalloys have been used as matrix materials for these castings. Fiber reinforcements include boron, graphite, silicon carbide, and refractory metals. ...
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
... complex compositions.  Low-atomic-number elements, including fluorine, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon, and boron, can be accurately measured by operating at reduced beam energy, E 0 ≤ 10 keV, to minimize x-ray absorption effects...