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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
... evaluation, hazard controls, Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards, and industry consensus standards. It concludes with a description of containment systems to prevent environmental exposures from industrial paint removal projects. air sampling coating environmental hazards health...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003199
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... guidelines for safety procedures that are common to all industrial heat treating furnace installations. carbon potential measurement electromagnetic testing furnace atmosphere control devices furnace safety procedures heat treating processed steel parts spectrographic analysis temperature...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001261
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... detailed account of the applications of selective plating, with examples. The article describes the advantages, limitations, key process elements, and health and safety considerations of selective plating. It also includes the most important industrial, government, and military specifications. brush...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04b.a0005926
EISBN: 978-1-62708-166-5
...-based atmospheres, industrial gas nitrogen-base atmospheres, argon atmospheres, and hydrogen atmospheres. Atmospheres for backfilling, partial pressure operation, and quenching in vacuum are also discussed. Furnace atmospheres constitute four major groups of safety hazards in heat treating: fire...
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
... and dermatitis. OSHA requires users to obtain Material Safety Data Sheets and to keep them on file and available to employees. They are useful information sources for operator training. Personnel operating degreasers or using chlorinated solvents should be warned of attendant potential hazards and...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003088
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... Designing to codes and standards Codes for specific products, such as pressure vessels Safety requirements Products—Consumer Products Safety Commission Warnings Unintended uses Labels Manufacturing—Occupational Safety and Health Administration Environmental requirements...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006753
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... what expectations existed among various parties is often part of the analysis. Product safety continues to improve, but expectations are also heightened. In the general sense of the word, a failure is defined as an undesirable event or condition. For purposes of discussion related to failure...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006438
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... considerations for specific technique selection. NDE is typically reserved for safety-critical enterprises because any NDE program adds cost to the component. Alternatives to 100% NDE programs include (1) fix or replace after failure; (2) destructive batch sample examination (DE) where if the sample passes...
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
... furnace also should be grounded for proper control. Certain special heat treating processes using such systems as lasers, electron beam heating, plasma carburizing, and ion nitriding have their own unique safety and control requirements, as discussed in separate articles in this Volume. The focus of...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006462
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... defects for nearly all materials; some material property and thickness changes detectable; ray nature of probing energy allows the best 3-D reconstruction algorithms High initial cost; potential for safety hazard; object thickness limitations; insensitive to cracks. Requires trained personnel with...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006772
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... Investigations” ( Ref 2 ), provides guidelines for a systematic approach for the fire and explosion investigation process. The Accident Prevention Manual ( Ref 3 ) published by the National Safety Council is an excellent general resource for workplace safety. Books and articles that specifically address...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001321
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... chemical is used, have approval for distribution, provide warnings, and maintain test results. Engineers who reformulate materials are advised to understand TSCA. The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodentacide Act (FIFRA) regulates the manufacture and use of pesticides. The National...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006762
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... information ( Ref 3 , 4 ). The purpose of most industrial failure analysis is to determine the basic or root cause of failure of compromised components. Failures are, at best, a source of irritation and, at worst, a safety hazard, but they are always an economic loss. Therefore, study of...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003827
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
..., depending on the form of the product, how it is processed and handled, as well as the amount of beryllium in the product. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has set mandatory limits on occupational respiratory exposures. Read and follow the guidance in the manufacturer's material...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001284
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
.... The voltage is precalibrated in the factory for different gases and corresponding concentrations. The warning and alarm signals are set by the users, based on the safety level of each gas. Other types of toxic-gas detectors use chemically treated tape. Although they are more sensitive, they do not...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005667
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... approved. This includes data for the materials making up the devices, as well as the end device. It is a prerequisite then that any polymer used in a medical device undergoes these specific biocompatibility tests to minimize any risk to human safety. Indeed, it is a regulatory requirement for governing...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006037
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... Transport Association/U.S. Department of Transportation regulations (labeling and shipping of products and chemicals), and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations (hazard warnings, worker protection, material safety data sheets), and soon the Global Harmonization System ( Ref 63...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006780
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
..., data pertaining to the elapsed time and extension that precede tertiary creep are of the utmost importance; design for creep resistance is based on such data. However, the duration of tertiary creep is also important, because it constitutes a safety factor that can enable detection of a failing...
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
... advantages of the dry hearth furnace include: Safety : Everything melts on the hearth in the atmosphere of the furnace and not under the bath. Such preheating avoids the potential for moisture entrapment and subsequent explosive force in and beneath the bath surface. The dry hearth allows the saving...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006048
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... circumstances. With no ingredients to mix and no need to heat the pipe, and with products that are very forgiving (e.g., the wraps can be repositioned after they are placed on the pipe), training is quick and there are no expensive tools required. No warnings are required for the contents of the wax...