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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006448
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... associated with radiography. There are two main aspects of safety: monitoring radiation dosage and protecting personnel. The article summarizes the major factors involved in both and discusses the operating characteristics of X-ray tubes. It describes the various methods of controlling scattered radiation...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006016
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... that the QC implemented by the contractor meets the requirements of the specification. Quality assurance inspection personnel should be formally trained prior to assuming these responsibilities. Trade organizations such as SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings and NACE International have training...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005102
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
..., and the operating parameters are discussed. The article provides information on the applications of rotary shearing. It concludes with a discussion on devices equipped with shearing machines for protecting personnel from the hazards of shear knives, flywheels, gears, and other moving parts. flywheels gears...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003456
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... to locate damage, characterize the extent of damage, and ensure post-repair quality. It lists suggestions that can be used as design guidelines for adhesive bonding, general composite structure, sandwich structure, material selection, and lightning-strike protection. The article also provides the basic...
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
.... It examines safety management, the protection of personnel and the work area, process-specific safety considerations, and robotic safety. The limited scope of this discussion precludes an exhaustive examination of the health and safety considerations related to all welding processes, particularly those...
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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
... Abstract Dip soldering is accomplished by submerging parts to be joined into a molten solder bath. This article provides an overview of dip soldering, its applications, and the equipment used. The article also provides information on the safety measures to be taken by production personnel when...
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
... be done in other than designated areas, management must ensure that proper procedures to protect personnel and property are established and followed. Management must be certain that only approved welding, cutting, and allied equipment is used. Such equipment includes torches, regulators, welding...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004177
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... is available from coating manufacturers' literature and in Ref 10 . Information pertaining to organic coatings can also be found in “Organic Coatings and Linings.” Vol 13A, of the ASM Handbook . Personnel Protection Cages In many instances thermal insulation is used for personnel protection from hot...
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
... be touched 2 Personnel must wear protective harness equipment to prevent falls. 3 Wear appropriate and approved respirators to minimize inhalation of zinc and aluminum fumes. Note: Personnel must be “fit-tested” by a qualified industrial hygienist before the use of a respirator. 4 Comply with all...
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
..., as well as recommendations and strategies that can be employed to both prevent and protect against damaging effects from powder exposure, fire and/or explosions, or environmental impact events. dust hazards analysis metal powder handling metal powder hazards safety METAL POWDERS can...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005759
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
... suppression and operator protection from powders, dusts, gases, fumes, and UV radiation. It is required that doors be provided with positive latches, hinges, and seals that ensure continued protection of personnel from the aforementioned hazards. The weight of the door, its frequency of access, and difficulty...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006137
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
..., they are potentially less destructive. Nonetheless, personnel who approach these areas without safety glasses, protective face shields, gloves, and flameproof clothing risk serious flash burns. If safe methods are established and used for clearing jam-ups, inspecting the furnace interior, and removing products from...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... sections will protect personnel. Induced voltages can be predicted with mathematical models, and a permanent mitigation scheme can be devised that normally includes grids around above pipeline appurtenances and grounds at voltage “peaks.” It should be noted that the reduction of a voltage peak at one...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004134
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... environments are subdivided into three categories: atmospheric, buried, and submerged. The methods used to control corrosion in external environments typically include suitable materials selection, anticorrosion design principles, cathodic protection (CP) techniques, and application of protective coatings...
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
... protective eyewear. This includes employees, visitors, researchers, contractors, or others passing through an identified eye hazard area. Note: Any place where thermal spray is conducted is an eye hazard area. To provide protection for these personnel, a sufficient quantity of goggles and/or plastic eye...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24A.a0006960
EISBN: 978-1-62708-439-0
... personnel protection equipment Inert gas leaks causing depletion of oxygen level When designing an AM facility, all the aforementioned factors must be considered to ensure that the AM facility is safe to operate. Process-Specific Risk and Mitigation Methods Additive manufacturing uses...
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
... powders that may entail exposure to hazardous conditions. Metal powders are often highly reactive and should be handled with care. The appropriate personal protective equipment should always be worn when handling metal powders, and work areas should be kept clean and free of fine powder accumulation...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005600
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... are necessary with HLAW to protect personnel from laser hazards. Applications and Operating Modes Hybrid laser arc welding can be used to weld a wide range of metals, including steel, stainless steel, nickel, titanium, aluminum, copper, and other alloy systems. With the high-productivity advantages...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001462
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... dust could be an explosive hazard if not properly handled. Aluminum and zinc fumes produced in thermal spraying and in blasting debris from surface preparation, especially if there was old lead-beating paint, require personnel protection, containment, and the requisite waste disposal Job...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004100
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... Abstract This article describes the various environments affecting corrosion performance, corrosion protection, and corrosion control. These include freshwater environments, marine environments, and underground environments. The article provides information on corrosion in military environments...