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Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003566
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... macrostructure and microstructure of spall cavities are described, along with some aspects of the numerous specifications for striking/struck tools. The article also describes the availability of spall-resistant metals and the safety aspects of striking/struck tools in railway applications. fractography...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001373
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... that occurs in thermite welding. It provides information on the applications of thermite welding: rail welding, electrical connections, and railroad applications. The article concludes with a discussion on the associated safety aspects. aluminothermic reaction electrical connections fusion...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006495
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
... Foaminal technology, because those foams dominate the technical applications of aluminum foams. It also discusses the mechanical properties of metal foams, such as general compression behavior, elastic behavior, strain-rate sensitivity, tensile behavior, ductility, fatigue, and mechanical damping. The...
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
... series of wrought aluminum alloys (1xxx to 8xxx) and discusses their applications based on the alloying system introduced by the Aluminum Association. alloy composition alloying elements heat treatment non-heat treatment wrought aluminum alloys FOLLOWING THE DISCOVERY of the Hall-Héroult...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 18
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v18.a0006410
EISBN: 978-1-62708-192-4
... Abstract This article focuses on environmental and application factors in solid friction. It covers the tribology of contact between a soft and hard material, including mechanisms and testing. The article describes the tribology of contact between a metal and tool during metalworking processes...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001078
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... Abstract This article discusses the processing, properties, and applications of various grades of lead and lead-base alloys with the aid of several tables and illustrations. It lists the Unified Numbering System (UNS) designations for various pure lead grades and lead-base alloys grouped...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006709
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... high productivity and economics with properties suitable for use in structural applications. One of the major applications promoted by Pechiney for alloy 6005A was railway structural frames. Table 1 Chemical composition limits of alloys 6005, 6005A, and 6105 Element Chemical composition...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01.a0001045
EISBN: 978-1-62708-161-0
... as rock crushers, grinding mills, dredge buckets, power shovel buckets and teeth, and pumps for handling gravel and rocks). Other applications include fragmentizer hammers and grates for automobile recycling and military applications such as tank track pads. Another important use is in railway...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006553
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... ornamental hardware 518.0 Architectural and ornamental castings; conveyor parts; aircraft and marine castings 520.0 Aircraft fittings; railway passenger care frames; truck and bus frame sections 535.0 Instrument parts and other applications where dimensional stability is important A712.0...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003121
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... architectural fittings and ornamental hardware 518.0 Architectural and ornamental castings; conveyor parts; aircraft and marine castings 520.0 Aircraft fittings; railway passenger care frames; truck and bus frame sections 535.0 Instrument parts and other applications where dimensional stability is...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 22B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v22b.a0005544
EISBN: 978-1-62708-197-9
... Abstract This article demonstrates the depth and breadth of commercial and third-party software packages available to simulate metals processes. It provides a representation of the spectrum of applications from simulation of atomic-level effects to manufacturing optimization. The article...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003415
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... examples include railway sleepers, and electrical insulators, and plastic lumber for “street furniture.” Fig. 15 Example of a for structural application using recycled GMT Around 1990, long-fiber-reinforced granulate (LFG) materials were introduced into the market ( Ref 24 ). These granulate...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001403
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... Abstract The selection of materials for welded construction applications involves a number of considerations, including design codes and specifications. Mobile structures have quite different materials requirements for weight, durability, and safety than stationary structures, which are built...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 18
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v18.a0006392
EISBN: 978-1-62708-192-4
... include fragmentizer hammers and grates for automobile recycling and military applications such as tank track pads. Another important use is in railway trackwork at frogs, switches, and crossings, where wheel impacts at intersections are especially severe. Because austenitic manganese steel resists metal...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01.a0001025
EISBN: 978-1-62708-161-0
... microalloyed steels). The article places emphasis on HSLA steels, which are an attractive alternative in structural applications because of their competitive price per-yield strength ratios. HSLA steels are primarily hot-rolled into the usual wrought product forms and are furnished in the as-hot-rolled...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001079
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... Abstract All refractory metals, except osmium and iridium, have the highest melting temperatures and lowest vapor pressures of all metals. This article discusses the commercial applications, and production procedures of refractory metals and alloys. These procedures include fabrication...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24.a0006579
EISBN: 978-1-62708-290-7
... conductivity is typically more than 80% IACS in the aged state. Typical applications include seam-welding wheels, rotating electrical machinery, working coils for electromagnetic forming, welding electrodes, resistance welding shafts, trolley wire for high-speed railways, and so on. Like other...
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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005560
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... of specialized wear tiles (for sinter plant and quarrying equipment) and the in situ reclamation of worn railway points. Turbine blades, guillotine and shear blades, disk brakes, machine-tipped tools, and press tool dies are also considered to be potential friction-surfacing applications. Fig. 7...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001383
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... the in-situ reclamation of worn railway points. Turbine blades, guillotine and shear blades, disk brakes, machine-tipped tools, and press tool dies are also considered to be potential friction-surfacing applications. Fig. 4 Geometric arrangements for friction surfacing Friction...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003366
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... ( Ref 22 ). Most of the underground railways in France and the Scandinavian countries have followed the specifications of the United Kingdom and switched to phenolic composites. For mass transit applications in the United States, the current flame spread index requirements (less than 35, per ASTM E...