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Published: 01 January 2000
Fig. 16 Suggestions for steel construction to be coated. (a) Avoid pockets or crevices that do not drain or cannot be cleaned or coated properly. (b) Joints should be continuous and solidly welded. (c) Remove weld spatter. (d) Use butt welds rather than lap welds or rivet joints. (e) Keep More
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Published: 01 December 2015
Fig. 15 Suggestions for steel construction to be coated. (a) Avoid pockets or crevices that do not drain or cannot be cleaned or coated properly. (b) Joints should be continuous and solidly welded. (c) Remove weld spatter. (d) Use butt welds rather than lap welds or rivet joints. (e) Keep More
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Published: 01 August 2012
Fig. 6.22 Tooling construction with tool steels as inserts in cast iron die for forming advanced high-strength steels at Volvo. CVD, chemical vapor deposition. Source: Ref 6.34 More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ssde.t52310213
EISBN: 978-1-62708-286-0
...Abstract Abstract This chapter deals with the technology of stainless steel as it pertains to its proper use in architecture, art, and construction. It begins with an overview of the corrosion resistance of stainless steel, providing guidelines for balancing corrosion resistance, processing...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790171
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
.... The first stainless steel to be used on any building was the tower of the Chrysler Building, which was covered with 27 tons of the metal. For some reason, Saarinen added 40 feet to the height, bringing it to 630 feet before construction started, and the width at the base between the legs of the arch...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200158
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
...Abstract Abstract This chapter presents the criteria, methods, and benefits of cast-weld construction. cast-weld parts steel castings welded parts welding processes Criteria and Methods for Cast-Weld Construction Four considerations make this method of construction attractive...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910301
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... allowance weathering steels THE DESIGN PROCESS is the first and most important step in corrosion control. Major savings in operating costs are possible by anticipating corrosion problems so as to provide proper design for equipment before assembly or construction begins. Design can never...
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Published: 01 October 2011
Fig. 8.5 General comparison of Charpy V-notch toughness for a mild-carbon steel (ASTM A 7, now ASTM A 283, grade D), an HSLA steel, and a heat-treated constructional alloy steel More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270059
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... before 1971 and all intrastate pipelines constructed before 1985 to 125% of maximum operating pressure or reducing the maximum operating pressure to 80% of the original level ( Ref 3 ). Failures of Gas Transmission Pipelines In another incident, in Kentucky, a seamless steel tube ruptured...
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Published: 01 June 2010
Fig. B Water tower at General Motors Technical Center, Warren, Michigan. Constructed from stainless-clad structural steel plate ( 1 16 inch stainless steel on 1 16 inch structural steel plate). Associated architects: Eero Saarinen; Smith, Hinchman, and Grylls More
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Published: 01 May 2018
FIG. 11.4 United Nations Headquarters, the first high-rise built after the Great Depression. U.S. Steel supplied the steel and completed the construction work. More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
... then, the technical advantages of aluminum aroused some interest in its use as a construction material, but the classic method of construction of railcar body shells using sheet and small extruded profiles could not compete with the proven construction material steel. A light steel design of the body shells was about...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200369
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... ranging from 600 to 1300 °F (316-704 °C), depending on the alloy content and the hardness desired. Some of the construction specifications, such as the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, state the minimum stress-relieving temperature which must be employed. Corrosion-Resistant High Alloy Steels...
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Published: 01 June 2010
Fig. D Pittsburgh Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. When constructed, it had the world’s largest dome and retractable roof. There are no interior supports. The stainless steel dome is 415 feet (126 meters) in diameter and consists of 7800 pieces of stainless steel that were joined with flat More
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Published: 01 December 1995
Fig. 10-18 Conveyor belt pulley casting. Original steel casting, top, and redesigned cast-weld construction More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
...Abstract Abstract Steel castings are produced in thousands of designs for different applications. They fill needs in many industries, including transportation, construction machinery, earthmoving equipment, rolling mills, mining, oil and gas exploration, and power generation. This chapter...
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Published: 01 December 1995
Fig. 10-14 Crane cable drum redesigned to cast carbon steel from gray iron as a lighter weight part and for cast-weld construction More
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Published: 01 August 2018
letters. It is evident that there can be no structural difference between “the two” ferrites (α and δ). Furthermore, the BCC phase field must have a single name. Thus, it is common to treat the ferrite that forms in stainless steels (in particular in austenitic and duplex steels) as “delta ferrite More
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Published: 01 December 1995
Fig. 2-64 All-purpose rock rake and router for land clearing. Note cast steel ground engaging teeth and adapters. Used in cast-weld construction with fabricated frame More
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Published: 01 December 1995
Fig. 11-14 Cast-weld peg roll. Identical steel castings can be welded in different positions to produce an entirely different looking single piece cast-weld construction. More