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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... Fig. 2 Is this a failure? Fig. 3 Even an expert can sometimes fail. Fig. 4 A failure waiting to happen Fig. 5 Failed shaft Fig. 6 Propeller that failed by cavitation Fig. 1 Levels of failure causes Fig. 8 Astronauts perform an EVA...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180127
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
.... Then Carstens pulled the telegraphs to “Stop” and “Full Astern.” The stem of the Stockholm , stiffened for travel through the ice in northern oceans, plowed into the side of the Andrea Doria just below the bridge down to her starboard fuel tanks with a momentum of 30 million footpounds. Yet only one main...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ssde.t52310243
EISBN: 978-1-62708-286-0
... to use austenitic grades of stainless with cathodic protection when necessary to address inadequate corrosion resistance. However, since 2000 marine chemical tankers have become the largest consumer of duplex stainless steel. The reason for this is that cargo tanks ideally have the widest potential range...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfub.t53740325
EISBN: 978-1-62708-308-9
... to the production tank as needed. Electrophoretic films are always deposited from a dip tank. The operating bath consists of a resin concentrate and pigment concentrate mixed with deionized water and small amounts of solubilizers and defoamers. The concentration of nonvolatile solids in the bath varies from...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200197
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... on steel bars which rotate, or on a meat hook-type conveyor which passes continuously through the cabinet. This type of equipment may be used for castings of similar size to those processed in tumble equipment. The blast abrasive is also usually propelled by a wheel in this type of equipment. Castings...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... or more steel castings. The rudder frame, hawse pipes, davits, struts, chocks, cleats, bitts, propellers, and anchors are steel castings or assemblies of one or more steel castings. Turbines, piping components, pumps, compressors, and other operating machinery contain many steel castings. The steel...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250107
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... at the time. One was an American chemist, Charles Martin Hall ( FIG. 8.2 ), and the other was a French metallurgist, Paul Heroult. Their process would be the world’s method for making aluminum for the next 125 years and beyond, and would propel aluminum and its alloys into use as the second major structural...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpmpa.t54480353
EISBN: 978-1-62708-318-8
... condition, as discussed previously. The ability to be heat treated to higher strength increases the allowable design strength in heavy and light sections. Another major application of heat treated titanium is for spherical liquid propellant tanks used in outerspace vehicles (missiles and satellites...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.uhcf3.t53630081
EISBN: 978-1-62708-270-9
... Microstructural Aspects of Brittle Fracture Mixed Fracture Morphology Summary Brittle fracture of normally ductile steels has occurred primarily in large, continuous, boxlike structures, such as box beams, pressure vessels, tanks, pipes, ships, bridges, and other constrained structures...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790123
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
.... Michelin would exchange his patent for Budd’s stainless steel know-how and shot weld patent. Budd accepted Michelin’s proposal. On returning to Philadelphia, Mr. Budd told his staff his idea. They would build an experimental Budd-Michelin self-propelled stainless steel railcar with rubber tires...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.uhcf3.t53630211
EISBN: 978-1-62708-270-9
... done on propeller shafts of ships at the location where the hub for the propeller fits. This is a critical location because the rotating propeller hub must be separated from the stationary rear support or bearing by a sealing system, which often does not work properly. As a result, water, often...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300227
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
... is dissolving. Fig. 9.6 Intergranular corrosion in an austenitic stainless steel mixer propeller. The fractures occurred because of weakened metal. Fig. 9.13 Liquid erosion on a stainless steel pump impeller Fig. 9.16 Solid particle “erosion factors” from the 200-metal, 90° solid...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
...), Kinetic Energy Interceptor (stages 1 and 2), and several tactical motors such as Pac-3 and Thaad. The field has also expanded to include commercial pressure vessels for compressed natural gas (CNG), propane, compressed hydrogen fuel tanks, fireman air tanks, liquid fuel tanks, and even cryogenic fuel...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
... steels and other metals and includes references to and discussions of a great many stainless steel patents. Stainless Tanks The first application of stainless steel plate for tanks takes place when a large chemical plant in the United Kingdom installs stainless steel tanks for the storage...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.secwr.t68350125
EISBN: 978-1-62708-315-7
... adhered to the surface to be protected or suspended as a bag within a tank, for example, to provide protection. Hot-applied organisols, or plastisols, again usually of the vinyl family, can also be applied to a surface, typically by dipping or flow coating, to provide a protective film. Powder...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240395
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
..., an oxyfuel gas flame is used as the heat source. Compressed air is used for atomizing and propelling the droplets to the workpiece. Fig. 21.12 Thermal spraying processes used for hardfacing. Adapted from Ref 5 Flame Spraying Spray and Fuse Plasma Spraying High-Velocity Oxyfuel...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180029
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
.... The titanium hydride precipitate is a very brittle, needlelike phase, and the precipitation mechanism is driven by the uphill diffusion mechanism. Due to this brittleness, the welded joints fail well below normal levels. The phenomenon was noted on the Saturn S-IVB program when a Ti-6Al-4V propellant tank...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.9781627083560
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
..., screws and rivets 2219 Structural uses at high temperature (to 315 °C, or 600 °F). High-strength weldments 3003 Most popular general-purpose alloy. Stronger than 1100 with same good formability and weldability. For general use including sheet metal work, stampings, fuel tanks, chemical equipment...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1983
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mlt.t62860343
EISBN: 978-1-62708-348-5
.... But fluorine has several unique characteristics that make its use as an oxidizer for rocket propellants attractive, and a significant amount of research has been stimulated by this interest. Liquid hydrogen, although it is highly flammable, poses less hazard from incompatibility than oxygen or fluorine...