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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006792
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... Abstract Rolling-contact fatigue (RCF) is a common failure mode in components subjected to rolling or rolling-sliding contact. This article provides a basic understanding of RCF and a broad overview of materials and manufacturing techniques commonly used in industry to improve component life. A...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003157
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... be capable of being formed by powder metallurgy (P/M) techniques. Brush contacts generally contain an appreciable amount of metal if they are intended for use in low-voltage (<24 V) applications. Large quantities of brush contacts are used in automotive and related industries as starter...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006438
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
..., 2012 18 ASTM E164, Standard Practice for Contact Ultrasonic Testing of Weldments DoD Adopted 19 ASTM E213, Standard Practice for Ultrasonic Testing of Metal Pipe and Tubing 20 ASTM E376, Standard Practice for Measuring Coating Thickness by Magnetic-Field or Eddy-Current...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006765
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... examination typically should follow nondestructive and macroscopic examination procedures and should precede use of techniques of electron microscopy. Because the metallographer also cannot predict in advance what the microstructural examination will reveal, specimen preparation must be perfect; otherwise...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003239
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... classified as contact thermographic methods using cholesteric liquid crystals, thermally quenched phosphors, and heat-sensitive paints, and noncontact techniques using hand-held infrared scanners, high-resolution infrared imaging systems, and thermal wave interferometer systems. Contact thermometric...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006471
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... power would require the use of a large, high-frequency transducer, which would emit a more directed ultrasonic beam. Resolution also can be improved by using a very short pulse length, an immersion technique, or delay-tip or dual-element contact-type search units. Contact-type search units can be...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003232
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... packs function as high-amperage, magnetizing-current sources used in conjunction with special fixtures, and with cable-wrap and clamp-and-contact techniques. Rated output varies from a customary 4000 to 6000 A to as high as 30,000 A. Higher-amperage units are used for over-all magnetization of large...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001236
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... subjected to stress; bearing surfaces; plateau honed and tapped surfaces; and reflective, painted, elastic, and wear-resistant surfaces. bearing surfaces contact techniques elastic surfaces focus-follow method ground surface milled machined surfaces noncontact techniques painted surfaces...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003036
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract Wet lay-up using hand or spray techniques is one of the simplest methods of combining a fiber reinforcement with a solidifying resin to form a composite structure. This article describes several wet lay-up processes - including contact molding, spray molding, vacuum bag molding, and...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003018
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... thermoforming; and trapped-sheet, contact heat, and pressure thermoforming. It concludes with a discussion on machines and the economic concerns of thermoforming. economics thermoforming thermoforming machines thermoforming techniques THERMOFORMING is a manufacturing process in which plastic sheets...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006444
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... vibrothermography process: vibration of the specimen by a transducer; conversion of vibrational energy into heat by a crack, delamination, and other contacting surfaces; conduction of the heat to an external surface; and infrared detection of the heat with a thermal camera. vibrothermography delaminations...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006791
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... adhesive wear resistance of contact surfaces can be further improved through the application of proper surface-engineering techniques ( Ref 51 , 61 , 163 ). A tailored surface-engineering process, on one hand, increases the surface hardness of a contacting surface, while, on the other hand, it alters the...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005667
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... Abstract This article discusses the several aspects of biocompatibility of polymers, including selection of a suitable polymer, specific use of a material, contact of polymer on body site, and duration of the contact. It describes factors influencing the biological response to the polymer in a...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021