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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003170
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... Abstract Metal casting is the manufacturing method in which a metal or an alloy is melted, poured into a mold, and allowed to solidify. Typical uses of castings include municipal hardware, water distribution systems (pipes, pumps, and valves), automotive components (engine blocks, brakes...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005238
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... software THERCAST for thermomechanical analysis of solidification ( Ref 34 ) has been used in the automotive industry to predict distortion of gray-iron braking discs cast in sand molds ( Ref 60 ). Particular attention has been paid to the interaction between the deformation of internal sand cores and 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
... restriction of spaces between which the liquid solidifies. This can be exploited to create improved microstructures in composites. A number of automotive components, including pistons, cylinder liners, brake rotors, and connecting rods, have been made of aluminum-matrix composites. Table 2 shows some...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract Structural applications for advanced ceramics include mineral processing equipment, machine tools, wear components, heat exchangers, automotive products, aerospace components, and medical products. This article begins with an overview of the wear-resistant applications and the...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003047
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... fillers, adhesion promoters, tackifiers, and tougheners. It gives a short note on functions of primers and primerless bonding. Applications of adhesives in automotive, aerospace, electronics, electrical, medical, sports, and construction sectors are also described. Finally, the article describes the steps...
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By Nabil Zaki
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
...-nickel alloys is their retention of 60 to 80% of their corrosion resistance after forming and after heat treatment of plated components. This attribute makes these alloys suitable for automotive applications such as fasteners, brake and fuel lines, and other under-the-hood components. Zinc-nickel...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005269
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... silicon (arrows) and eutectic silicon particles. Original magnification: 200× In addition to tensile properties and impact strength, fatigue strength is often required of aluminum alloys used in manufacturing certain automotive products, including brake and suspension components. The mean fatigue...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003177
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... X X X X X X Transfer X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X Flat-edge trimming X X X X X X X X Hydraulic X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X Press brake X X X X X X...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005265
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... year to 180,000 per day. The process is widely used for investment castings, precision sand molds made of resin or cold-box bonded sands, and semipermanent molds. The markets commonly served by these processes include automotive, hand tools, sports, medical, military, and aerospace. The general...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003165
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... (thermal management) systems, automotive components (brake calipers in race cars), and aircraft and satellite structures. When compared to unalloyed beryllium, beryllium-aluminum alloys offer improved ductility (5 to 7% elongation), yield strength (275 to 310 MPa, or 40 to 45 ksi), and tensile strength 380...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003223
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... using very much scrap. Many sheet grades can tolerate a high percentage of scrap, but certain grades (many automotive) must be excluded from the charge. Alloys for die and gravity casting, on the other hand, can tolerate widely mixed aluminum scrap ( Ref 3 ). It is also necessary to ensure that the...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... its impact strength is the lowest of the cast ferrous alloys. Typical applications of gray iron include automotive engine blocks, gears, flywheels, brake disks and drums, and machine bases. Gray iron serves well in machinery applications because of its good fatigue resistance. White iron is...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003132
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... and oil burner lines; plumbing pipe and steam tubes; brewery and distillery tubes; gasoline, hydraulic and oil lines; rotating heads C19200 Copper B 111, B 359, B 395, B 469 Automotive hydraulic brake lines; flexible hose C23000 Red brass, 85% B 111, B 135, B 359, B 395, B 543 Condenser...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003121
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
..., electrically heated appliances and utensils, and automotive cylinder heads and radiators. Aluminum is nonferromagnetic, a property of importance in the electrical and electronics industries. It is nonpyrophoric, which is important in applications involving inflammable or explosive-materials handling or...
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Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005323
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... requirements. Gray iron is used for many different types of parts in a very wide variety of machines and structures. Automotive applications include pistons, cylinders, cylinder blocks and heads for gasoline and diesel engines, brake drums and discs, and hardened iron for camshafts. The design of parts...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006445
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... hub. Source: Ref 10 The resistivity-measuring equipment and handheld probe shown in Fig. 9 were used to test the automotive air conditioner part shown in Fig. 10 for green cracks in the locations indicated in Fig. 10(b) , which were suspect because of prior experience ( Ref 6 ). The parts...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005186
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... infrastructure and structural components, water distribution systems (pipes, pumps, and valves), automotive components (engine blocks, brakes, steering and suspension components, etc.), prosthetics, jewelry, and gas turbine engine hardware. In one study ( Ref 1 ), castings were estimated to be used in 90% or...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001320
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... machining application ranges of cutting tool materials In between the two extremes of high-speed tool steels and superhard materials are carbides, cermets, and ceramic tool materials, which are used over a wide range of speeds and feed rates to suit the diverse machining needs of the automotive...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003163
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
..., which is sometimes a factor in its selection. Magnesium MMCs include continuous fiber Gr/Mg for space structures, short staple fiber Al 2 O 3 /Mg for automotive engine components, and discontinuous SiC or B 4 C/Mg for engine components and low-expansion electronic packaging materials. Matrix alloys...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003167
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... diameters >150 mm (>6 in.) are considered to be in the heavy-wall class. Configurations can be further described as half round, full round, flanged, or washer. The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) standards classify thin-wall bearings into three groups: sleeve-type half bearings, split-type...