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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001310
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... Abstract Surface treatments are applied to magnesium parts primarily to improve their appearance and corrosion resistance. Mechanical and chemical cleaning methods are used singly or in combination, depending on the specific application and product involved to ensure repetitive reliability...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006443
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... Abstract The success of a reliable non-destructive evaluation (NDE) application depends greatly on the expertise and thoroughness of the NDE engineering that is performed. This article discusses the general considerations of NDE in terms of NDE response and NDE system management and schedule...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006793
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... Abstract Impact or percussive wear is defined as the wear of a solid surface that is due to percussion, which is a repetitive exposure to dynamic contact by another body. Impact wear, however, has many analogies to the field of erosive wear. The main difference is that, in impact wear...
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Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005287
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... principles in casting. The article concludes with information on premium engineered castings that provide higher levels of quality and reliability than in conventionally produced castings. aluminum casting alloys centrifugal casting die casting lost foam casting gravity casting investment casting...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04b.a0005931
EISBN: 978-1-62708-166-5
... Abstract Heat treating furnaces require different control systems and integration for achieving optimum technical results and enabling safe operation. This article focuses on atmosphere furnaces, with some coverage on controls for vacuum furnaces. Heat treating operations require reliable...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006469
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... test piece are adjusted by controls for pulse-repetition rate, pulse length, and pulse tuning. A selector for a specific or range of operating frequencies is usually labeled “frequency,” with the available frequency options given in megahertz. For single-transducer inspection, transmitting and...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005286
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... required by these downstream manufacturing processes. The importance of ingot casting technology to subsequent wrought and shape casting processes is measured by the wide range of material properties and characteristics that can be consistently and reliably developed in these products...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003236
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... a single instrument. A typical ultrasonic flaw detector is shown in Fig. 1 . The major controls include: Frequency selector to select the operating or test frequency Pulse-tuning control to fine adjust the test frequency Pulse-repetition-rate control, which determines the number of...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006663
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
..., and effluent (active plasma flame), interferences were avoided by turning off the plasma jet at separation distances less than 10.5 mm. Several factors had to be considered to obtain accurate, reliable analysis of ambient air species in the active plasma region of the atmospheric-pressure plasma...
Book Chapter

Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005307
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... programmed to spray the die with a very precise pattern. The choice between a robot and an extractor is subject to individual consideration. Generally, a single-purpose extractor is more reliable, more cost effective, and simpler to program and operate than a robot. Although the repetitive accuracy of...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005292
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... structure can function as follows ( Ref 12 ): Level 1: The system begins with the digital position/velocity and pressure sensors to provide an accurate, reliable, and responsive signal of the shot-end motion. The system provides for almost any other sensor input, so that accurate and continuous...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006460
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... spite of this complexity, it can be made very reliable for use in industrial environments. It also can be very cost effective for a number of applications and those currently used in industry are presented—essentially, the inspection of polymer-matrix composites used in aerospace, the thickness gaging...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0009007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... and (Eq 21) ε = 2 3 ε pc = 1.155 ε pc The plane-strain compression test is generally accepted as one of the most reliable methods for the generation of flow stress data (σ versus ε) for thermomechanical processing. For reproducible measurements, corrections must be made...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... moldable thermoset (1901)—the plastics industry has grown exponentially. Reliable forecasts indicate that worldwide plastics use will double in the next two decades, with polymer production assuming the position of the world's largest industry. While engineering plastics constitute only a small segment of...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005350
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... large reservoir of molten metal, ensuring a steady and reliable supply of molten metal to the shop. Small gas or electric everbretatory furnaces ( Fig. 3 ) are also used for melting. Units are also used for holding furnaces, although typically the term reverbretatory furnace is used for melting units...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005683
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... the sampling of the solution or may not be accounted for in the analysis. For implants under stress, and especially fluctuating stress in service, dissolution tests under stress-free conditions do not necessarily provide a reliable prediction of the leaching rates. Application of a steady stress is...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006006
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... are repetitive is accomplished by semiautomatic spraying. Where feasible, some shops use plural equipment to meter two-component materials ( Fig. 12 ). Paints may be thinned (reduced with an appropriate solvent) to improve their sprayability or may be run through in-line paint heaters to lower their...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003154
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... Aircraft magnetos, military or civilian SmCo Maximum energy per unit volume Cast Alnico 5 Availability or cost restraint Alternators SmCo Compactness and reliability Ferrite Alnico Where space is available for a larger volume of material of lower magnetic energy and cost Magnetos for lawn...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006472
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... the beam comes in contact with the tip of a flaw or crack, diffracted energy is cast in all directions. Measuring the time of flight of the diffracted beams enables accurate and reliable flaw detection and sizing, even if the crack is off-oriented to the initial beam direction. During typical TOFD...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.9781627081863
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3