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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300163
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
.... Plumbing valves and marine applications are other impressive technological applications of copper alloys. Valves have to turn after sitting idle for months or years (and they do). Ship propellers need to resist cavitation damage as do propellers on recreational boats. Copper alloys are one...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... alloys (cold-worked tempers) include springs; fasteners, hardware, small gears, cams, electrical contacts, and electronic components, such as connectors and lead frames. Certain types of parts, most notably plumbing fittings and valves, are produced by hot forging simply because no other fabrication...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1983
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mlt.t62860515
EISBN: 978-1-62708-348-5
... 1.7 1.8 2.0 2.2 2.4 2.6 2.8 3.0 3.2 2000 3.2 3.5 3.7 4.0 4.2 4.5 4.8 5.0 5.3 5.6 5.9 3000 5.9 6.2 6.5 6.9 7.2 7.5 7.9 8.2 8.6 9.0 9.3 A temperature scale between 2 and 20 K, based on velocity of sound measurements, was established by Cataland and Plumb...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ems.t53730149
EISBN: 978-1-62708-283-9
.... Recycling uses approximately 15% of the amount of energy that is used to produce copper from ore. In general, the value of recycled copper is approximately 90% that of virgin copper. The primary sources are electrical wiring, plumbing pipes, and fixtures. Control of the scrap is important. To produce new...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030165
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
.... Inorganic coatings are also used to provide a barrier between the environment and the metal. Inorganic coatings include enamels, glass linings, and conversion coatings. Porcelain enamel coatings are inert in water and resistant to most weather. They are common on appliances and plumbing fixtures. Glass...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300335
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
... plumbing; the glass keeps the work surfaces rust and scratch free. At almost the same time in history, faucets and related plumbing fixtures were chromium plated for the same reasons: corrosion protection and wear resistance. Chromium is the hardest metal (electrodeposited), and it has endured fifty...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pnfn.t65900193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-350-8
... the cost of unloading equipment from the delivery vehicle and positioning the equipment in place. Will riggers need to be hired? It also means the cost of a new facility if one is built to accommodate the new equipment, including all plumbing, electrical wiring, gas delivery systems, water delivery system...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170528
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
..., such as potable-water plumbing. Also, tin solders that contain 5% Sb (or 5% Ag) are more suitable for use at higher temperatures than are the tin-lead solders. A tin-copper-silver solder containing 0.25 to 0.75% Ag and 3.0 to 5.0% Cu is used extensively in plumbing applications for potable water and in food...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240075
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... as solders for everything from joining copper plumbing to soldering electrical circuits. However, there is an international effort to develop lead-free solders because of the health concerns associated with lead. Nevertheless, lead-tin solders are still widely used. The lead-tin phase diagram is shown...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pdub.t53420087
EISBN: 978-1-62708-310-2
... Properties of aluminum-silicon alloys. Source: Ref 5.3 as published in Ref 5.2 Although lead-tin alloys are too weak for use as structural materials, they are widely used as solders for everything from joining copper plumbing to soldering electrical circuits. However, there is an international...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240469
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... is much wider for tin bronzes ( Fig. 25.11 ), and they display much more segregation on freezing. The most common brass alloys are the general-purpose cast red brass (85Cu-5Zn-5Sn-5Pb), used for valves and plumbing hardware, and cast yellow brass (60Cu-38Zn-1Sn-1Pb), which also is widely used for cast...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060085
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... for their corrosion resistance and their high thermal and electrical conductivity. The most common brass alloys are the general-purpose cast red brass (85Cu-5Zn-5Sn-5Pb) used for valves and plumbing hardware. Cast yellow brass (60Cu-38Zn-1Sn-1Pb) also is widely used for plumbing system components. A few weight...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780404
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.jub.t53290165
EISBN: 978-1-62708-306-5
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870075
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
.... , The Aluminum Industry: Aluminum Products and Their Fabrication , McGraw-Hill , 1930 31. Brown M.H. , Binger W.W. , and Brown R.H. , Mercury and its Compounds: A Corrosion Hazard , Corrosion , Vol 8 ( No. 5 ), 1952 , p 155 10.5006/0010-9312-8.5.155 32. Plumb R.C...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060407
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... for the protection of public safety, health, etc., as in the structural safety of buildings (building code), health requirements for plumbing, ventilation, etc. (sanitary or health code), and the specifications for fire escapes or exits (fire code).” Standard is defined as: “something considered by an authority...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090221
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... to rapid development of high concentrations of the cupric complex ion. Over the last decade, numerous plumbing failures involving brass plumbing components have occurred in select locations around the United States. These components, typically manufactured from an α-β brass, exhibited SCC in potable...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300179
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
... iron) plumbing fittings are specified by many building codes for handling natural gas. For tribological applications, oil-impregnated machine ways from cast iron resist atmosphere corrosion (because of the oil) for decades. Castings can be as small and light as a few grams or as large and heavy...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2007
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.htcma.t52080423
EISBN: 978-1-62708-304-1
... in a temperature range of 610 to 800 °C (1125 to 1475 °F) and may contain copper, cadmium, zinc, lithium, and tin. Alloys are more susceptible to LME under stress. Many brazing alloys that are used for many stainless steel plumbing systems contain copper. For example, brazed manifold tube joints using Nicoro 80...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2007
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pmsspmp.t52000185
EISBN: 978-1-62708-312-6
... flange clamps 316L Plumbing fixtures 303L Sprinkler system nozzles 316L Shower heads 316L Window hardware 304L, 316L Office equipment Nonmagnetic card stops 316L Dictating machine switches 316L Computer knobs 316L Miscellaneous Coins, medallions 316L Dental...