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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003048
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... polypropylenes. In addition, the article provides practical design insight, addressing application requirements, seal configurations, and joint stresses. It concludes with a brief discussion on the use of sealants in aerospace, automotive, electrical, and construction applications. sealant applications...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001281
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... in anodizing aluminum. It also discusses the process control techniques and equipment used for anodizing. The article reviews the sealing processes for anodic coatings and the method for coloring the coatings. It concludes with a discussion on the effects of anodic coatings on the surface and...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001326
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... Abstract Wipe solvents are used to remove contaminants from a workpiece before it undergoes manufacturing operations that require clean surfaces, such as bonding, sealing, painting, welding, plating, specialized surface treatment procedures, and others. This article describes the evaluation...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003848
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... Abstract Elastomers belong to a group of materials known as polymers that acquire their properties and strength from their molecular weight, chain entanglements, and crystalline regions. This article focuses on the use of elastomers as seals and describes its performance capabilities from the...
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
... Abstract This article illustrates the basic components of dry and wet hearth reverberatory furnace. It discusses stack melters that are used for aluminum metal casting, as they are efficient in sealing the furnace and using the flue gases to preheat the charge materials. The article describes...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003056
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract Many applications of ceramics and glasses require them to be joined to each other or to other materials such as metals. This article focuses on ceramic joining technologies, including glass-metal sealing, glass-ceramic/metal joining, ceramic-metal joining, ceramic-ceramic joining, and...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003065
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... gives a detailed account of production, properties and application of fiberglass, optical fibers, glass spheres and ceramic glasses, and describes the forms, classification, compositions and properties of glass/metal and glass-ceramic/metal seals. fiberglass forming glass melting glass spheres...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0006541
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... cadmium (C) and zinc (B) have a C rating. The meaning of the ratings are: Table 1 Material code Code Bare metal Surface treatment typically used to reduce corrosion of bare metal A Magnesium Anodic coating+alkali-resistant paint or resin seal B Zinc, zinc coatings Anodic coating...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003832
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
..., with more than 4200 testpieces tested in various atmospheric and seawater immersion environments ( Ref 16 ). Coatings were wire flame-sprayed zinc and aluminum with a thickness range from 80 to 460 μm (3 to 18 mils), with and without sealing. The sealants included wash primer, aluminum vinyl, and...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005261
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... to all metal mold processes as die casting (low-pressure die casting, gravity die casting, high-pressure die casting, etc.). Low-pressure casting is a process where molten metal is introduced to the mold by the application of pressure to a hermetically-sealed metal bath, forcing the molten metal up...
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By Barry Law
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006060
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... Research Group Incorporated), Green Promise coatings (Benjamin Moore & Co.), Ecological Solutions coatings (PPG Architectural Coatings), Green Seal coatings (Green Seal, Inc.), Greenguard coatings (Greenguard Environmental Institute), EcoLogo coatings (UL Environment), Environmental Green coatings, and...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003020
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... viscosity rapidly enough that they do not normally flash out of the mold parting line sufficiently to require additional sealing beyond a metal land area or a pinch-off around the perimeter of the part. The mix ratios of SRIM resin systems are nearly 1 to 1 in volume, making them ideally suited to an...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005265
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
.... These design improvements often enable higher operating temperatures. Important cost and quality improvements have been achieved in cast airfoils, turbine seals, conduits, fuel swirls, and clamps. The CLI process ( Fig. 3 ) combines attributes of the CLA and CLV processes. Here, the melt and mold...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006050
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... systems or face-sealed systems (wall systems that rely on complete sealing of the surface and all transitions to provide a barrier to moisture penetration, such as that caused by wind-driven rain). When the coatings fail to perform as designed, moisture penetration to the interior is a likely result...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0004024
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... processing Remove supports, cure in UV Sanding, polishing Remove crosshatch, seal, and finish Break off supports Polish Advantages Large part size, accuracy Accuracy, materials Large part size, materials cost Price Speed, price, color Disadvantages Post processing Price, surface finish...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003159
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... strip, glass-to-metal seals, thermostatic strip, vessels and piping for storage and transportation of liquefied natural gas, superconducting systems in power transmissions, integrated-circuit lead frames, components for radios and other electronic devices, and structural components in optical and laser...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... that make use of wear resistance include dies for hot extrusion of metal rods and tubes, inserts for tablesetting, and paper lapping dies, seals, and bearings. The information in this article is largely taken from the following articles in Ceramics and Glasses, Volume 4, Engineered Materials...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003229
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... and observe for bubbles. If the test vessel is sealed at atmospheric pressure, a pressure differential can be obtained by pumping a partial vacuum over the liquid and by heating the liquid. The sensitivity of this test is increased by reducing (a) the pressure above the liquid, (b) the liquid density...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005293
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... aesthetic value of the finished part. Achievement of vacuum-tight, metal-to-metal seals: When machining the surface of a casting that will become part of a metal-to-metal seal in a high-vacuum environment, the exposure of subsurface porosity during machining often results in a seal that cannot retain...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005276
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... placement is a matter of experience, with final design often done by trial and error on the casting machine. An alternative to displacement venting is the extraction of the air ahead of the metal with a vacuum system using an accumulator. Once the die is closed and the shot hole sealed, the vacuum valve...