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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006026
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
...-generated data versus independently generated data are discussed. The article provides information on accelerated corrosion/weathering testing and nuclear level 1/level 2 service coatings qualification. It also describes the procedures for establishing minimum performance requirements and for determining...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0009011
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... Abstract This article discusses the equipment design, procedures, experimental considerations, and interpretation of the torsion tests used to establish workability. It describes the application of torsion testing to obtain flow-stress data and to gage fracture-controlled workability and flow...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0009009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... plane-strain compression test. The article also reviews the testing conditions, procedures, and advantages of hot plane-strain compression test. cylindrical compression test deformation heating hot plane-strain compression test hot-compression testing plane-strain compression test ring...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003027
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract Optical testing of plastics includes characterization of materials and analysis of optical components. This article focuses on procedures for testing various characteristics of optical components, including transmission and haze, yellowness, refractive index, birefringence, as well as...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04b.a0005968
EISBN: 978-1-62708-166-5
... well as the importance of time, and temperature control in heat treatment. Temperature Uniformity Survey, a testing procedure intended to map variations in temperature throughout the furnace work zone, helps in precise control of temperature. The article focuses on the measuring instruments used to...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0009004
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... scheme, including testing procedures and specific process measurements, that facilitate the application of workability concepts. Using examples, the article applies these concepts to forging, rolling, and extrusion processes. The stress and strain environments described in the article suggest that a...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04b.a0005940
EISBN: 978-1-62708-166-5
... for the investigation of larger numbers of parameters by a limited number of samples, and can be structured into system analysis, test strategy, test procedure, and test evaluation. Level 2 focuses on understanding the distortion mechanisms by using the concept of distortion potential and its carriers...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001302
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... tribology . The apparatus used for one tribological test can frequently be used for another, but friction, wear, and lubrication are distinct phenomena, and test procedures and interpretations vary. For example, a lubricant test evaluates the ability of a lubricant to withstand temperature, speed, or load...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003026
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... provided by composites of 10 2 to 10 6 Ω/square resistivity. The resistivity requirement for antistatic composites that offer protection from low voltages is 10 9 to 10 13 Ω/square. Data for electrical resistivity and shielding effectiveness can be generated using ASTM test procedures, and static decay...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001296
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... their media, procedures, and simulated environments. In general, laboratory corrosion tests are the same as those applied to bulk materials, although the type of deterioration is different. Table 2 Laboratory corrosion tests Test Conditions Information Simulated atmospheres...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003030
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... 3.0 m/s. The test is performed as rapidly as possible to minimize wear effects. Testing performed by Procedure B is intended to show the effects of time, velocity, and wear on coefficient of friction. A velocity is selected (1.0 m/s is suggested as a default), and readings are taken every 30 s until...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003241
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... indentations should be at least three times the diameter of the indentation. To avoid misapplication of Brinell hardness testing, the fundamentals and limitations of the test procedure must be clearly understood. Further, to avoid inaccuracies, some general rules should be followed. Such rules include...
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By Peter J. Blau
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003242
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... is influenced by a different set of physical variables. Therefore, it is important to recognize what factors must be controlled, or at least monitored, in the design of wear testing procedures. As noted before, valuable guidance can be found in the literature and in standards documents. Table 4...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006761
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... cracking. Test procedures and specimen-preparation methods have evolved without close attention to detail. Therefore, despite the value of the test and its long history of use, there has been minimal standardization. There are, however, two ASTM International standards—E 190 and E 290—that provide...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003243
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... dimensions and test procedures for precracked specimens. Fig. 8 Classification of precracked specimens for SCC testing As described in the section “Tests for Stress-Corrosion Cracking” in this article, the cantilever beam test and the wedge-opening load test result in a parameter...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003029
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... demanding test because it uses a larger flame. ASTM D 4986, “Standard Test Method for Horizontal Burning Characteristics of Cellular Polymeric Materials” ( Ref 20 ), describes a procedure for comparing the relative rate, extent, and time of burning of cellular (foamed) polymeric materials. In this test, a...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006441
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... test itself takes just a few minutes; the main use of time is in the other actions, particularly followup if it is needed. All these steps are covered by an inspection procedure, typically provided by the service provider and approved by the client, or specified according to a standard. The location...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003228
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... procedures and expensive equipment that may not be fully utilized. Also, a complete chemical analysis often may be unnecessary. Common methods of rapid identification of metals include techniques involving the magnetic properties and weight of the metal, spark testing (of ferrous alloys), and chemical...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003057
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... engineers, and concerted efforts are now being mounted internationally and domestically to standardize test methodology to eliminate variations caused by variations in test procedures. Chemical analysis is one of the most important tests for obtaining and maintaining a high level of quality in the...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0009007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... into the determination of strength and ductility values, it does not negate the utility of the hot tension test. Moreover, a procedure has been developed that corrects for the change in strain rate with strain so that stress-strain curves can be constructed ( Ref 27 ). The percent reduction in area...