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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
... functions of an autoclave system, including pressure vessel, gas stream heating and circulation sources, gas stream pressurizing systems, vacuum systems, control systems, and loading systems. The article includes information about modified autoclaves for specialized applications and safety practices in...
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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003412
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
.... It presents a discussion on the major elements of an autoclave system, namely, pressure vessel, gas stream heating and circulation sources, gas stream pressurizing systems, loading systems, and vacuum systems. The article describes a computerized approach to the simultaneous control of materials...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003425
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... almost always are processed in an autoclave where the heat can be precisely controlled and byproducts can be removed with a vacuum system. Postimpregnated thermoplastics usually are stacked constant thickness (possibly to shape) and consolidated in a manner so that the resin has sufficient time above...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003459
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
..., instructions, and materials for repair. It describes various paint-removal methods for composites. The article concludes with a discussion on various curing equipment, namely, portable repair systems, vacuum bags, and ovens and autoclaves. autoclaves composite repair ovens quality control repair...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003036
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... available and can be spliced on the shop floor. Thus, reduction in laminate flaws to improve part quality can be obtained at little cost. An autoclave is a complex pressure vessel system that can impart vacuum, heat, and pressure to the part during thermoset resin cure. This process is explained fully in...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003398
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
..., resin selection is an important step in designing the composite for use in a particular application. There are several general types of matrix-resin systems, and within each, there are countless variants that are commercially available. Selection of a basic resin group is based on general performance...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001312
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... also used. In the electrolytic system, the work can be either anodic or cathodic polarity, provided the voltage and current can be controlled to avoid anodizing or spark discharge, and subsequent pitting. Removing these soils is essential before acid etching to provide uniform acid attack. The soils...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003404
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... shell, mounting the shell to a support structure, and adding heating/ cooling lines, vacuum systems, and ejectors (if required) than machining a mold. It is possible using an electroformed mold to produce parts having a variety of contours at the pressures typically used in most molding processes...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003405
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... in the autoclave require a “matched- mold” type of caul to provide the bag- or caul- side part definition. Parts having one or more integral stiffeners or highly compound complex contour surfaces require cauls having tailored reinforcement in selected areas. The caul system selected for matched...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005903
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... Fig. 28 Aluminum-magnesium system. Source: Ref 34 Fig. 29 Aluminum-copper system. Source: Ref 34 Fig. 30 Aluminum-zinc system. Source: Ref 34 Fig. 26 Producing semifinished aluminum products and castings. Courtesy of Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006753
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... its intended aesthetic function. Failure can be defined on several different levels. The simplest form of a failure is a system or component that operates but does not perform its intended function ( Ref 1 ). This is considered a loss of function. A jet engine that runs but can produce only...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001118
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005242
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... discussed. The article describes the methods of sand bonding with inorganic compounds. It provides a description of resin-bonded sand systems, namely, no-bake binder systems, heat-cured binder systems, and cold box binder systems. The article concludes with a discussion on the media used for expendable...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005293
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... Abstract Hot isostatic pressing (HIP) is used to eliminate porosity in castings. This article provides the history and an overview of the HIP system. It illustrates the reasons for using HIP and discusses the criteria for selecting HIP process parameters. The main mechanisms by which pores are...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003431
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... composite cure tooling that is fabricated from steel, aluminum, or high-temperature composite materials. The quality assurance for commercial applications is reviewed. The article concludes with a discussion on the data fusion systems that are designed to provide nondestructive analysis data from...
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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003364
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... breakthrough with respect to application as tacky autoclavable prepreg was achieved through a divinylbenzene modified BMI system ( Ref 4 ) that was used to build the delta wings of the General Dynamics F16XL demonstrator combat aircraft ( Ref 5 ) and parts of the McDonnell Douglas AV8-B vertical takeoff...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005255
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... materials. It presents recommendations that which serve as a useful guide to the design of investment castings. The article tabulates the applications of the process and illustrates the Shellvest system for investment casting of small parts. It explains the manufacturing process of ceramic shell molds and...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004219
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... Abstract This article describes the corrosion of principal parts of mining equipment such as mine shafts, wire rope, rock bolts, and pump and piping systems. It discusses the diagnosis and prevention of various types of corrosion including uniform corrosion, pitting corrosion, crevice corrosion...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003699
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
... are explained by the varying characteristics of oil wells and gas wells. Water injection systems and pipelines are also discussed. The article describes the factors that influence the corrosivity of produced fluids and the various treatments applicable for oil, gas, and pumping wells. It examines the...
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...