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Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0001811
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... Abstract This article focuses on the mechanisms and common causes of failure of metal components in lifting equipment in the following three categories: cranes and bridges, particularly those for outdoor and other low-temperature service; attachments used for direct lifting, such as hooks...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006830
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... Abstract The types of metal components used in lifting equipment include gears, shafts, drums and sheaves, brakes, brake wheels, couplings, bearings, wheels, electrical switchgear, chains, wire rope, and hooks. This article primarily deals with many of these metal components of lifting...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005852
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
..., National Electric Code clearance requirements, monitoring requirements, and machine accuracy that need to be considered when designing induction equipment. induction hardening process monitoring programmable logic controllers quality assurance statistical process control Controlling...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24.a0006565
EISBN: 978-1-62708-290-7
... of the receiving substrate ( Fig. 1 ). Laser-induced forward transfer is an ideal example of what can be achieved with laser-based direct-write processes, enabling high-resolution patterns without the need for subsequent lithographic steps. Furthermore, the equipment setup for LIFT can be used for other laser...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005198
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... set inside a refractory-lined shell that has heating equipment attached. A lift-out crucible is shown in Fig. 3 . Normally, molten metal is dipped out with hand ladles, or the crucible containing the molten metal is removed from the shell for the casting operation. By using tong and shank tools...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001222
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... Abstract Alkaline cleaning is a commonly used method for removing a wide variety of soils from the surface of metals. This article focuses on the composition, operating conditions, and test and control of alkaline cleaners, as well as equipment used and their application methods. It describes...
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
.... Erosion and Abrasion Many wells produce fine sand along with the fluids. This fine sand may remove inhibitor films, depending on the velocity of the fluids. Also, erosion by this fine sand is the primary cause of equipment failure in artificially lifted wells. Sand control, a process of permanently...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0003973
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... THE INCREASED DEGREE OF SOPHISTICATION necessary in future developments of the forging industry requires a sound and fundamental understanding of equipment capabilities and characteristics. The equipment influences the forging process, because it affects the deformation rate and temperature conditions...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005757
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
... in the thermal spray industry would be arc spraying, combustion spraying, plasma spraying, handling of gas cylinders, the use of cranes during lifting of parts to be sprayed, chemical cleaning, grit blasting, working in confined spaces, handling hazardous materials, working with robotic equipment, and so...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005195
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
.... The furnace bottom is formed and welded to complete the pot. The shell will have door openings cut into it and a cooling frame welded around the door. The door-lifting supports will also be welded onto the shell. The furnace rockers and other lifting equipment attachments are welded onto the shell...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... and experience with equipment, amount and weight of equipment to be lifted or carried by the worker, etc.) The production rates for the various operations needed should be adjusted based on all anticipated variables. The production rates also should be applied to the productive working times only...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003234
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... and nonferromagnetic metals and metal parts. Giving a brief introduction on the uses of eddy-current inspection, this article discusses the operating principles and the principal operating variables encountered in eddy-current inspection, including coil impedance, electrical conductivity, magnetic permeability, lift...
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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005555
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... describes the operating principle of, and the tooling and equipment used for, the welding process. It contains tables that present information on the mechanical properties of aluminum, stainless steel, and low-carbon steel stud arc welded fasteners. The article details the different tests conducted...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001360
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
.... It schematically illustrates the basic equipment used for stud arc welding and describes the operation of the welding process. The article discusses several specific applications that lend themselves to special variations of the stud arc welding technique. It concludes with information on quality control...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006450
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
.... This article discusses the advantages and limitations of eddy-current inspection, as well as the development of the eddy-current inspection process. It reviews the principal operating variables encountered in eddy-current inspection: coil impedance, electrical conductivity, magnetic permeability, lift-off...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006008
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... chemist or coating specialist, often using specialized laboratory equipment. The article presents examples of coating failures and defects, together with descriptions, probable causes, and suggested preventative measures. abrasion resistance coating defects coating failures preventative measures...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003691
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
... Abstract This article presents an overview of the different types of coating and lining materials available. It provides information on the various means of surface preparation and the equipment and techniques of coating application. The article discusses the coatings industry's response...
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
... the unique characteristics associated with connection failures, as well as those aspects associated with welding. In some cases, this article overlaps the coverage of other articles that deal with failures in specific types of applications in which welding is involved, such as cranes and lifting...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0003974
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... Abstract This article discusses the significant factors in the selection of forging equipment for a particular process. It describes the characteristics of forging hydraulic presses, mechanical presses, screw presses, and hammers. The article discusses the significant characteristics...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006024
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... in the article “Shop and Field Quality Control and Quality Assurance” in this Volume. The various surface-preparation methods described herein have inherent safety and health concerns and require the use of personal protective equipment. Each potential safety and health issue must be evaluated...