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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180029
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... to be stacked upside down, an obvious assembly error that the engineers all agreed was impossible to accomplish—in theory, at least. A more common example of assembly errors involves truck radiator fans. Many Californians enjoy getaway water-ski weekends to the Colorado River. Large pickup trucks or SUVs...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340303
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... in trailers is extremely important today for the transportation industry. In fact, one of the major purposes of the ubiquitous light truck ( Chapter 12 ) or pickup is to pull a trailer. The engines for light trucks are most often scaled to the need for towing capacity. Aluminum-intensive trailers...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320305
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
... safety components in the automotive and truck industry where the property and quality requirements are very demanding. The introduction of ductile iron made it possible to replace both malleable iron and steel in many applications with improved castability and cost savings. Over the past two decades...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320195
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
... such as automotive, truck, agriculture, construction, and wind power equipment. The full potential of austempered ductile iron (ADI) is realized when product designers and casting engineers work together to identify the best candidates for the unique material attributes. Ductile iron castings of specific...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.9781627083324
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340165
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... process may be done hot or cold and is fairly simple to automate. The spin-forging operation results in a wrought structure with good dimensional tolerances and surface quality. Large volumes of automotive and light truck wheels are produced in this manner. Circular rings can be produced by ring...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790123
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
... on December 28, 1870, in Smyrna, Delaware. From an early age, he was intrigued with all things mechanical. He was destined to become one of the outstanding men in the history of stainless steel, as a developer and builder of stainless steel trains, aircraft, truck trailers, and other products. Fig. 26...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1985
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sagf.t63420027
EISBN: 978-1-62708-452-9
... of drive shaft, differential, reduction gears, and axle shafts. The second truck had electric motor-driven wheels that drove through a planetary gear set. The criterion for settling the argument? Nose both loaded trucks against the vertical wall of the pit and gun the engine. Whichever truck stalled...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... in the Construction of a 100-Ton Freight Car Steel casting Wt/Car set lb kg Unit Cast Steel Brake Beam 484 220 Truck Side Frame 3,900 1,769 Bolster 2,704 1,227 Friction Shoes 146 66 36-in. (814 mm) Diameter Cast Steel Wheels 6,240 2,830 Coupler 1,028 466 Coupler Yoke 440...
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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
... into play—for example, light weight combined with strength in airplanes, railroad cars, trucks, and other transportation equipment. High resistance to corrosion and high thermal conductivity are important in equipment for the chemical and petroleum industries; these properties combine with nontoxicity...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ceeg.t59370177
EISBN: 978-1-62708-447-5
... housings, engine front covers, super charger lobes and housings Cylinder heads, twin piston calipers, engine crank cases, oiler adapters, differential carriers, intake manifolds, water pump bodies Truck and diesel Transmission housings, engine front covers, gear boxes Farm equipment Transmission...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
... the average new car or light truck, fuel consumption is reduced by 6 to 8%. The three strategies that can be used to reduce vehicle weight are: Vehicle downsizing Vehicle design changes Lightweight/strong material substitution Downsizing a vehicle to reduce its weight proves...
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Published: 01 November 2013
with lateral flash, closed-die forging with longitudinal flash, closed-die forging without flash Applications Production of forgings for automobiles, trucks, tractors, off-highway equipment, aircraft, railroad and mining equipment, general mechanical industry, and energy-related engineering production More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ssde.t52310225
EISBN: 978-1-62708-286-0
... be used, as can chromium plating or aluminizing. The object here is to avoid visible corrosion. Truck exhaust systems are beginning to require similar technical sophistication as their emissions come under increased regulation. However, they do not present any challenges not already confronted...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200048
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
..., contouring, and profiling machining costs. Fig. 3-19 Top view of fifth wheel for truck application Certain engineering designs are difficult to produce economically in quantity by any other method than by casting. Complex or intricate shapes, whether they be large or small, are usually designed...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
... oxidation resistance Gray iron, C = 3.5% min, graphite size 3–5, ferrite or carbide <5% Heavy-duty brake drums for trucks and railroad, diesel engine parts Heat resistance up to 345 °C, heat conduction, pressure C.E. = 3.8 % max Paper mill dryer cylinders, pressure valve bodies, dryers for food...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ceeg.t59370013
EISBN: 978-1-62708-447-5
... quickly and the results confirmed before unloading the truck. The major raw materials used for molding and casting are: Metallic charge materials — large bulk amounts Pig iron (for gray iron and ductile iron) Steel scrap (plates, bars, and railroad scrap) Briquetted steel turnings...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
..., steel castings are used for vitally important components in the mining, railroad, truck, construction, military, and oil and gas industries. The total capacity of the steel casting industry in the United States is approximately 1.6 million tons with a sales value of approximately two billion dollars (US...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fec.t65940451
EISBN: 978-1-62708-302-7
... 2847, Practice for Testing Engine Coolants in Car and Light Truck Service • D 2933, Test Method for Corrosion Resistance of Coated Steel Specimens (Cyclic Method) • D 3263, Test Methods for Corrosivity of Solvent Systems for Removing Water-Formed Deposits • D 3310, Test Method...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... of Aluminum Castings 1.4.1 Technology The importance of improved energy efficiency in recent decades reflects the effects of increased gasoline and oil costs to the consumer and graduated government-mandated fuel-efficiency standards for automobile and truck manufacturers. Environmental concerns...