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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003475
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... provides information on the specific state-of-the-art applications of composite materials for spacecraft missiles and launch vehicles. A discussion on key applications, including solid rocket motor casings, payload fairings, and payload support structures, is presented. composite materials launch...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003416
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... rotation (mandrel and winding arm) still produce rocket motor cases and spherical pressure vessels in great numbers. Helical winders have progressed from two- to seven-axes machines (and some suppliers have promised eight-axes equipment). Helical winders may be either horizontal or vertical; the latter...
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
... differences (flux-filled wires versus solid wires, respectively). In terms of automotive applications, both processes involve considerations similar to those listed for the GMAW process. The intricate assembly of an automobile requires that parts be securely fastened, yet the ease of manufacturing must not...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005339
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... Abstract Metal matrix composites (MMCs) can be synthesized by vapor phase, liquid phase, or solid phase processes. This article emphasizes the liquid-phase processing where solid reinforcements are incorporated in the molten metal or alloy melt that is allowed to solidify to form a composite...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006018
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
..., aluminum, copper, cerium, magnesium, zinc, silicon  Missile filters Nickel-base alloys  Projectile rotating bands Copper, iron, brass  Proximity fuze cup Nickel  Rocket launcher parts Stainless steel, aluminum  Solid missile fuel Aluminum, magnesium Personal products  Cigarette...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001419
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... turbine engines; and fins, winglets, and rocket motor cases of missiles ( Ref 3 ). Use of these alloys is expected to increase the thrust-to-weight ratio of gas turbine engines and allow significant improvements in the performance characteristics of advanced aircraft and weapons systems. High-strength...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 18
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v18.a0006401
EISBN: 978-1-62708-192-4
... article details the classifications of lubrication regimes, namely, boundary, mixed, hydrodynamic, and elastohydrodynamic lubrications. It discusses the various types of lubricant materials and additives, including liquid lubricants, solid lubricants, gaseous lubricants, greases, green lubricants, and...
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Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002144
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
..., and special type. The article discusses mechanical-electric, mechanical-hydraulic, mechanical-electric-hydraulic, and numerical control of milling machines. It describes various types of milling cutters, such as peripheral mills, face mills, end mills, and special mills. Milling cutters, such as solid...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003010
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract A thermosetting resin, or thermoset, is a synthetic organic polymer that cures to a solid, infusible mass by forming a three-dimensional network of covalent chemical bonds. Significant applications include construction and thermoset engineering plastics. This article discusses the...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0004010
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... ). Roll forming can be considered as a combination of metal spinning and shear forming techniques. Roll forming has been used to make components such as aircraft engine turbine disks, rocket motor cases, shafts, and automotive wheels. The roll forming process typically employs pairs of opposed rollers to...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003032
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... fiber tows, respectively. Typical fiber-resin applications, such as filament winding, tape wrapping, and molding, are shown in Fig. 2 . Fig. 1 Composite forms Fig. 2 Typical fiber-resin applications. (a) Filament winding of pipe or rocket motor case. (b) Unidirectional tape laydown for...
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By Frank K. Ko
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003361
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... ready adaptability to the fabrication of a wide range of complex shapes ranging from solid rods to I-beams to thick-walled rocket nozzles. Three-dimensional braids have been produced on traditional maypole machines for ropes and packings in solid, circular, or square cross sections. The yarn carrier...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
...-glass-fiber-reinforced composites have found extensive application, ranging from nonstructural, low-performance uses such as panels in aircraft and appliances to such high-performance applications as helicopter rotor blades and rocket motor cases. The reasons for the widespread usage of glass-fiber...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001081
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
...) Sheet, strip, plate, forgings, wire High-strength alloy with good weldability High-strength airframe components and missile applications such as solid rocket motor cases where extremely high strengths are required for short periods of time. Springs for airframe applications. Very little use anymore...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003360
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... solid rocket motor throats. This optimization included fiber selection, heat treatment variations, and wave balance. With the scope of multidirectional reinforcement development this reduced, it became possible to design and fabricate semiautomated equipment to reduce preform costs while increasing...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003502
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... fitting a new and more efficient burner. The frame-mounted fan and ducting to the windbox were replaced by an in-line burner, fan, and motor unit, which was connected directly to the end of the boiler casing by means of a custom-made adapter ring. As there was no code requirement for how to make such a...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001072
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... components, rocket motor cases, and magnetostrictive devices Nickel 201 403 58.5 103 15 50 207 30 129 HB Nickel 205 345 50 90 13 45 … … … Wrought nickel similar to Nickel 200 but with compositional adjustments to enhance performance in electrical and electronic applications. Used for...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001105
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... application for these refractory cermets, however, is in the form of coatings, such as TiN and TiC-TiN in various ratios for high-speed cutting tools or MoSi 2 for surface protection of molybdenum against high-temperature oxidation. In a very few cases, these compounds are used as solids, either in the pure...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006456
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... radiograph (b) of a solid rocket motor igniter shows a serious flaw in a carefully oriented tangential shot. A CT image (a) at the height of the flaw shows the flaw in more detail and in a form an inexperienced viewer can readily recognize. Courtesy of J.H. Stanley, ARACOR Computed tomography has been...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006488
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
... Guide—A Compendium of Processing Maps , 2nd ed. , ASM International , 2015 24. Ghosh A.K. , Solid-State Processing , Fundamentals of Metal-Matrix Composites , Suresh S. , Moretensen A. , and Needleman A. , Ed., Butterworth-Heinemann , 1993 , p 23 – 41 10.1016/B978...