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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003247
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... Abstract This article describes the metallographic technique for nonferrous metals and special-purpose alloys. These include aluminum alloys, copper and copper alloys, lead and lead alloys, magnesium alloys, nickel and nickel alloys, magnetic alloys, tin and tin alloys, titanium and titanium...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.9781627081627
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006261
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
..., special-purpose alloys such as nitinol shape memory alloys, low-expansion alloys, electrical-resistance alloys and soft magnetic alloys. Finally, the article focuses on heat treatment modeling for selecting the appropriate heat treatment process. aging annealing corrosion-resistant nickel alloys...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003147
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... mining and extraction of nickel and describes the uses of nickel. It discusses the categories of nickel-base alloys, including wrought corrosion-resistant alloys, cast corrosion-resistant alloys, heat-resistant alloys (superalloys), and special-purpose alloys. The article covers the corrosion resistance...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003148
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
..., including wear-resistant alloys, high-temperature alloys, corrosion-resistant alloys, and special-purpose alloys. The article provides data on the chemical composition, mechanical properties, and physical properties of these alloys. Further, it provides information on the uses of cobalt in superalloys...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003145
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
...) Casting alloy, nominal composition 92Sn-7.5Sb-0.5Cu. (b) Sheet alloy, nominal composition 91Sn-7Sb-2Cu. (c) Special-purpose alloy Pewter is malleable and ductile, and it is easily spun or formed into intricate designs and shapes. Pewter parts do not require annealing during fabrication...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003131
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... purpose of adding alloying elements to copper is to optimize the strength, ductility (formability), and thermal stability, without inducing unacceptable loss in fabricability, electrical/thermal conductivity, or corrosion resistance. Copper alloys show excellent hot and cold ductility, although usually...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0004003
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... needs, numerous special processes have been developed for alloy- or material-class-specific applications to provide greatly enhanced properties. For example, advanced thermomechanical processes (TMP) are aimed primarily at tightly controlling one or more microstructural features in otherwise...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003823
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
..., ductile metal. The physical and mechanical properties of zirconium are given in the article “Zirconium and Hafnium” in Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Alloys , Volume 2, of ASM Handbook , 1990, p 661–669. For engineering purposes, interesting features of zirconium are...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003121
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
..., and special sizes of standard products. More detailed information on aluminum mill and engineered wrought products can be found in the article “Aluminum Wrought Products” in this Section. Aluminum alloy engineered castings, designed for specific purposes, are produced in a great variety of...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003150
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... 93.5% Pt. Special stamping provisions cover some jewelry alloys. All platinum jewelry sold in the United Kingdom must be hallmarked. Alloys used for dental purposes are rather complex in composition, and metallurgical considerations are the dominant factors in their design. Various specifications...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001307
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... heat-resistant alloys often create production problems and require the use of special procedures to obtain the desired surfaces. The examples described below, all of which are drawn from actual production experience, identify cleaning and finishing problems and the procedures used to solve them...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003818
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
...: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials , Volume 2, ASM Handbook , 1990). An addition of as little as 3% Sn in lead appears to prevent corrosion from the development of oil acidity ( Ref 54 ). In some instances of marine use, the formation of a hard, crusty oxidation product has been observed on...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001309
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... and sometimes impossible to blend the original brush pattern into a repaired area from which a defect has been removed by grinding. Solvent cleaning of copper alloys involves immersion in special naphthas with flash points over 38 °C (100 °F) for the removal of light grease and light oil. An example...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003151
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... and balances, radiation shielding, heat sinks and electrical contacts, and antiarmor kinetic-energy penetrators. More detailed information on these alloys can be found in the Section “Special-Purpose Materials” in this Handbook. ...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001308
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... manganese, silicon, and copper, on the other hand, are colored when anodized. Alloy segregation can occur in high-magnesium alloys, and pitting will result unless special pretreatments are used. Table 2 lists several typical applications for abrasive blast cleaning of aluminum products, indicating the...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006256
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
... dimensions can be carried out by most conventional cutting and grinding techniques. This article focuses on the heat treatment of uranium alloys. Additional information on processing, including heat treatment, is also provided in Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003184
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... speed tool steels T1 870 1600 1065–1205 1950–2200 955 1750 T2, T4, T8 870 1600 1095–1205 2000–2200 955 1750 T3 870 1600 1095–1230 2000–2250 955 1750 T5, T6 870 1600 1095–1205 2000–2200 980 1800 Low-alloy special-purpose tool steels L1, L2, L6 815 1500 1040...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006274
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
... maximum softness) Solution annealing (to dissolve second phases for obtaining maximum corrosion resistance, or prepare for quenching and age hardening of a supersaturated state) Quenching followed by precipitation (age) hardening Nickel-base super alloys also involve various types of special...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0003998
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... forging, rotary forging, and mandrel forging are not commonly used in magnesium alloy forgings. These types of forgings must be developed specially for magnesium alloys. Forging pressures for the upsetting of magnesium alloy billets between flat dies are shown in Fig. 4 At normal...