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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003596
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
... Abstract This article discusses four subsystems of the electrochemical machining (ECM) system: power source, electrolyte cleaning and supply system, tool and tool-feed system, and workpiece and workpiece-holding system. It describes the theory of ECM and provides information on the electrolytes...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04b.a0005924
EISBN: 978-1-62708-166-5
.... Workpieces must be positioned positively with the degree of accuracy needed for each step of the process. Mechanized systems may need proximity devices to make certain that the workpiece is accurately located before the workpiece is moved into the coil and heated. Workpieces must be positioned properly...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001228
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... Abstract Mechanical cleaning systems are used to remove contaminants of work surface by propelling abrasive materials through any of these three principal methods: airless centrifugal blast blade- or vane-type wheels; compressed air, direct-pressure dry blast nozzle systems; or compressed-air...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002167
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
... somewhat isolated and protected from line-of-sight exposure to vapors and expelled material. A deflection system is also used to deflect the beam so that it moves in sequence with the part, thus allowing drilling while the part is moving (called on-the-fly drilling). The physical process of EBM...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003231
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
...-washable, fluorescent-penetrant system is shown in Fig. 2 . This system is designed to process a steady flow of workpieces, which move through seven stations: application of penetrant, draining excess penetrant, water rinsing, inspection under ultraviolet light to check thoroughness of rinsing, drying...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001234
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... problems of parts migrating out of the media in tub vibratory equipment. These machines do not appear to have any substantial merit for modern general-purpose deburring and finishing. Reciprocal finishing: As in spindle finishing systems, parts are attached to a holding device and placed into a tub of...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005839
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... treating coil style is separate quenching ( Fig. 5 ). In these installations, the quench is not part of the induction coil assembly. In separate-quench installations, the quenching often is delivered in a different station or position in the machine. These systems are common when a delay between heating...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0009211
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... market: The workpiece remains stationary, and the deposition head moves. The deposition head remains stationary, and the workpiece is moved. The advantages of this type of system include its larger build volume and its ability to be used to refurbish worn or damaged components. Fig. 2...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001314
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... the fluoride ion is a commercially available system: chromous fluoride (CrF 2 ,) polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), or hydrogen fluoride gas (HF). The process uses a heated reaction vessel, generally a retort, and the work and its holding fixtures are placed inside. Reaction temperatures for high-nickel...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001324
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... prevent foaming due to air entrainment and splashing. This should also be considered in the plumbing layout of the wash tank drainage system. A free fall of degreasing solution into a waste holding tank can quickly fill the tank with foam and create a severe maintenance problem. Electrically isolating the...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04b.a0005928
EISBN: 978-1-62708-166-5
... control and supply atmosphere control. The two basic types of atmospheric supply systems are generated atmospheres and nitrogen-base atmospheres. The article provides a brief overview of the gas reactions associated with oxidation and carbon control to ensure either carburization, or to prevent...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002487
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... in mass and batch production environments. It discusses the factors affecting the total cost of a machining operation, including raw material costs, labor costs, and equipment costs. The article describes the three types of machining systems, namely, general-purpose machine tools, production...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04b.a0005955
EISBN: 978-1-62708-166-5
... connected directly to the vacuum vessel by closing the high-vacuum valve, opening the roughing valve, and closing the foreline valve. This procedure isolates the diffusion pump from the rest of the system. The diffusion pump interior can then be pumped free of air by its mechanical holding pump. Fig. 7...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005836
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... with suitable heat station components to output the necessary 900 kW for the full range of coils and workpieces to be heated. This approach does not require the operator or electricians to enter the cabinet and reconfigure the system to allow for full production. To reconfigure the heat station to...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006467
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... article provides a discussion on electromagnetic systems, eddy-current systems, and magnetic permeability systems for detection of flaws on steel bars. It concludes with a description of nondestructive inspection of steel billets. cracks eddy-current system electromagnetic inspection inclusions...
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
... spatial resolution. Radiation doses are not a critical matter for most of the workpieces to be analyzed, and all the systems must be fitted with proper radiation shielding for the safety of operators. In iCT, the size of the object to be analyzed can vary considerably (from millimeters to even meters...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006047
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... polyurea technology hold great promise. As the use of this technology grows, so does the confusion as to what is a polyurea and what is not. One aim of this article is to give the reader a better nding of the distinctions between polyurea systems and the similar technologies of polyurethane/polyurea...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003812
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... Abstract This article provides an overview of the identification systems for various grades of wrought stainless steels, namely, the American Iron and Steel Institute numbering system, the Unified Numbering System, and proprietary designations. It elaborates on five major families of stainless...
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Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002172
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
... describes the cutting tool systems for aluminum alloys, steel, superalloys, and titanium alloys and provides an overview of the alternative cutting tool geometries for increasing tool life. It highlights the factors considered by companies planning to employ high-speed machining systems and concludes with...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002164
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
..., including turbine blade cooling holes, turbine vane cooling holes, turbine disk cooling passages, oil passages, and fuel nozzles. It describes the limitations and advantages of the STEM process. The article discusses the various tool parts of the STEM system, including the holding fixture, guide for...