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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006030
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... at the boundaries of the regulated area. Abstract Abstract This article discusses the occupational health hazards related to industrial protective coating application and removal. It explains the health hazards associated with coating constituents such as lead, cadmium, chromium, arsenic, silica...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04a.a0005777
EISBN: 978-1-62708-165-8
... types of salt baths are used. Scale Seldom used alone for scale removal No loss of metal No danger of hydrogen embrittlement Required water quenching may cause cracking or warping of complex parts Safety and health hazards of cleaning processes Table 2 Safety...
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
... limitations and applications, and safety and health hazards of cold cleaning and vapor degreasing. It also includes information on control of contamination, conservation and recovery of solvent, and disposal of solvent wastes. Selected References Selected References • Clean Air Act Amendments...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005717
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
...Abstract Abstract The hazards associated with thermal spray deposition processes include ultraviolet and infrared radiation; acoustical noise; and by-product production in the forms of nitrous oxides, ozone, fumes, and dust. The most important consideration in health and safety is to use...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005756
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
... by creating a barrier against workplace hazards. Personal protective equipment is not a substitute for good engineering controls, administrative controls, or good work practices. Instead, it should be used in conjunction with these controls to ensure the safety and health of workers. The thermal spray...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0005650
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
... (optional). While the CAS registry number is not a requirement, it is recommended, because it is a unique identifier for chemicals that can be named using several nomenclatures. OSHA defines a hazardous chemical as one that poses a physical hazard or a health hazard. Chemicals that pose health hazards...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006075
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
... furnace Fig. 15 Schematic of a wire mesh belt furnace Fig. 1 Example of dust generation during powder handling Fig. 2 Example of a dust explosion. Courtesy of U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board Abstract Abstract Health and safety are critically...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001324
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... Fig. 2 Schematic of an advanced vapor degreasing system Fig. 1 Schematic of a vapor degreasing system converted for aqueous cleaning Abstract Abstract The chemicals that have been used in traditional vapor degreasing have serious health and environmental hazards that have...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006039
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... Selected References • “Coal Tar-Based Asphalt Sealcoats—A Health and Environmental Hazard,” Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center, University of Wisconsin, Nov 8 , 2012 , http://www4.uwm.edu/shwec/publications/cabinet/p2/Sealants%20health%20and%20envir3.pdf • Coal-Tar Pitch , IARC...
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By Roy E. Beal
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001396
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... to avoid splashes or explosions. Suitable protective wear (with guards, where possible) is necessary. Good ventilation is important, because of flux and, possibly, metal fumes. Generally, operators of tin-lead solder dip pots are now checked for lead content in the blood, because of possible health hazards. ...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005635
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... beam welding personal protective equipment resistance welding robotic safety safe handling safety hazards safety management soldering thermal spraying thermite welding ultrasonic welding welding work area protection HEALTH AND SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS are paramount in all welding, cutting...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004154
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... safety and health hazards associated with boiler operation, with steam and water sampling, and with chemicals used for water purification and treatment. If not handled properly, many of these operations and chemicals can pose severe safety and health hazards. With adequate control of water and steam...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002192
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
... diffusivity of uranium, the ground surface overheats and oxidizes even at moderate stock removal rates and with a generous supply of coolant. A heavier than normal depth of cut is employed to decrease work hardening. Grinding uranium and uranium alloys presents a serious health and fire hazard, however...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24.a0006544
EISBN: 978-1-62708-290-7
... and ejection of dust during powder free fall Metal powders and their dust can represent a serious health, environmental, and safety hazard. Many times, dust particles may not be readily visible to the naked eye, especially when airborne. Airborne dust may enter the body by ingestion and skin absorption...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001322
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... in Table 4 compares the environmental compliance risks and potential worker health hazards created by the replacement coatings. Of course, all of the replacements shown in Table 4 create far fewer environmental and worker health risks than cadmium. However, when applicable, there are comments about...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0003780
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
.... The metallurgy of enriched uranium is identical to that of depleted uranium, although additional measures are necessary during metallographic preparation to maintain material accountability and to avoid health hazards. Detailed information on uranium alloy metallurgy and microstructures is presented...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04b.a0005944
EISBN: 978-1-62708-166-5
... and inhaling or ingesting even minute traces creates a serious health hazard. Quenching of Steel Strips Wire Patenting with Lead Bismuth resembles lead in some of its properties and frequently is associated with lead in its ores. Quenching low-carbon steel sheet and strip in a molten lead-bismuth...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006489
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
... generated constitutes a health hazard. Ventilation is required, even for solutions operated at room temperature. Tanks are made of stainless steel or plastic or are plastic lined; plastic or plastic-lined tanks are used with solutions containing hydrochloric or hydrofluoric acid. Cooling coils may...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001487
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... is mandated under provisions of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), especially those of the Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200). Welders and other equipment operators perform most safely when they are properly trained in the subject. (The term welder as used...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002156
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
... dust, which can be a health hazard. Powders should not be reused, because the contaminated powder may clog the nozzle. Used powders should be disposed of in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations. Nozzle Tip Distance Nozzle tip distance, the distance between the nozzle tip...