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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
... machines will continue to be used because of their low cost. Polar winders with only two axes of 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...
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
... types of welding conditions as the GMAW process, despite the filler material 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...
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
... wide range of temperatures for applications in rocket motors and space ( Ref 16 ). The boundary lubrication mechanism is controlled by the physicochemical properties of surface films. The tribological characteristics of such contacts depend on the properties of the solids and the lubricant film at...
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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 Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003032
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Typical fiber-resin applications. (a) Filament winding of pipe or rocket motor case. (b) Unidirectional tape laydown for aircraft panel. (c) Tape-wrapping cone for rocket motor nozzle. (d) Layup of fabric resin for boat hull. (e) Molding of hollow cylinder for rocket motor nozzle Figure 3...
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 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 Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... discontinuous-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...
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
..., 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 Ti-8Mo-8V-2Fe-3Al (UNS...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003420
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... diffusion-bonding/solid-state process. Because the SCS-2 fibers can withstand molten aluminum for long periods, the molding temperature can be raised into the liquid-plus-solid region of the alloy to ensure aluminum flow and consolidation at low pressure, thereby eliminating the need for high-pressure die...
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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
... position displacement. A unique feature of three-dimensional braids is their ability to provide through-the-thickness reinforcement of composites as well as their ready adaptability to the fabrication of a wide range of complex shapes ranging from solid rods to I-beams to thick-walled rocket nozzles...
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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
... geometries and concentrate on three-directional reinforcements, seeking to narrow the program scope and to optimize the three- directional configuration for specific applications, such as reentry nose tips and solid rocket motor throats. This optimization included fiber selection, heat treatment variations...
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
... equipment, chemicalshipping drums, caustic handling equipment and piping, electronic parts, aerospace and missile 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...
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.a0001105
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
.... In a very few cases, these compounds are used as solids, either in the pure state or cemented with a lower-melting metallic phase. Carbide-base cermets are by far the largest category of cermets, even if the term is used in its narrower sense and excludes the broad field of cemented...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003350
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
.... The purpose of the matrix is to bind the reinforcements together by virtue of its cohesive and adhesive characteristics, to transfer load to and between reinforcements, and to protect the reinforcements from environments and handling. The matrix also provides a solid form to the composite, which aids...