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Published: 01 January 2005
Fig. 21 The guardrail segment was part of a long railing along an esplanade at a popular seaside vacation town. A nearby section of the railing had totally collapsed when a person leaned against it; unfortunately, he died. The subsequent repairs included new guardrails for the part More
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Published: 01 January 2005
Fig. 22 Deterioration of the coated steel along the top of a guardrail had advanced far beyond other sections of the footbridge. The problem was caused by impingement from raindrops falling from a lamp that was positioned directly above the damaged area. Similar damage was found under another More
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Published: 01 January 2006
Fig. 3 Corrosion pattern on a mild steel pedestrian guardrail at a military installation exposed to a coastal atmosphere More
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Published: 30 August 2021
Fig. 22 Upright supports for the handrail/guardrail were inadvertently placed on either side of the expansion joint. More
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Published: 01 January 2005
to local guardrails on the plant, at which time the welders had grounded their equipment to the plant, adjacent to the subject flange. The pitting occurred because the spacer became anodic through stray-current effects. Control: More diligent attention to detail during maintenance would have alerted More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004121
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
.... Chain-link fence systems may be fabricated from anodized aluminum alloys provided they have adequate strength ( Ref 3 , p 31). Exfoliation of an aluminum guardrail (a form of fencing) on a public highway passing through a military installation can be caused by the rubbing of the aluminum against...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003969
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
.... Alternative materials are required for a marine environment, including stainless steels or nonmetallic materials. Corrosion form and mechanism Atmospheric corrosion, corrosion Material Painted cast iron Product form Lamp posts Fig. 21 The guardrail segment was part of a long...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006814
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001223
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006018
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
... reflectivity, which account for their wide industrial usage. Moisture resistance enhances protection of structural steel, while high reflectivity increases the usefulness of aluminum paint coatings on highway bridges and guardrails. Usually, aluminum paint is used as a topcoat because it does not exhibit...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003417
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... is being challenged by composite rebar produced by hybrid pultrusion processes. Dowel bars that connect poured concrete slabs are also being tested as pultruded replacements for steel with much promise of greater durability. Highway guardrails are another very large potential where composites...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004168
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... the ocean and its corrosion problems to inland areas. The earliest signs that the application of deicers caused corrosion problems appeared on metal elements at or above bridge decks. Included were steel items such as guardrails and truss elements that passing traffic would spray with slush and water...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001304
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006516
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5