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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... Table 1.1 Aluminum advantages and applications Advantages Details Typical applications Mass reduction 30–35% over ductile iron or stamped steel. Advantages include: Improved fuel economy of vehicles Reduced emissions Superior ride handling Engine blocks Automotive...
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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
... Abstract Aluminum is the second most widely used metal in the world. It is readily available, offers a wide range of properties, and can be shaped, coated, and joined using a variety of methods. This chapter discusses some of the key attributes of wrought and cast aluminum alloys and the...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090419
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... low-alloy steels, hardenable stainless steels, austenitic stainless steels, copper-base alloys, titanium and titanium alloys, aluminum and aluminum alloys, and nickel and nickel alloys. It identifies material-environment combinations where SCC is known to occur, provides guidelines on how to...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... bolt and the aluminum fitting. (b) Exfoliation in the tailplane fitting. 55× An example of exfoliation corrosion of an aluminum alloy stabilizer bracket from a light aircraft is shown in Fig. 11 . This deterioration started as intergranular corrosion but gradually became more severe and...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410029
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... Abstract This chapter discusses the advantages, limitations, and applications of various aluminum casting processes, namely green sand casting process, air set or no-bake molding process, vacuum molding process, evaporative foam casting process, and die casting process. The processes covered...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... Abstract This chapter is a collection of tables listing: cast alloy designations of Aluminum Association, along with their general applications; the chemical compositions of the frequently used alloys for gravity permanent molds, low-pressure permanent molds, squeeze castings, and die castings...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550141
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... Abstract Magnesium, by volume, is two-thirds the weight of aluminum and one-quarter the weight of steel. It also has good damping capacity, giving it an edge over other metals in high-vibration environments. This chapter discusses the basic metallurgy, alloy designations, compositions, and...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.smff.t53400073
EISBN: 978-1-62708-316-4
... Abstract This chapter describes the formability and forming characteristics of low-carbon sheet steels, coated sheet steels, stainless steels, and aluminum and magnesium alloys. It provides property data as well as flow stress curves for numerous grades of each material and explains how...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870191
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses corrosion prevention methods used with aluminum and its alloys. The methods range from relatively straightforward measures, such as proper handling and storage, to advanced early warning corrosion monitoring systems for military aircraft. The chapter summarizes...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540169
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
... metallurgical and environmental variables and loading conditions. It also examines the crack growth resistance curves of several aluminum alloys and describes the characteristics of fracture when all or some of the applied load is in the plane of the crack. crack-tip plasticity fracture resistance...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410247
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
..., mechanical properties, tooling cost per piece, and overall cost factors. The chapter contains tables listing several markets, products, popular processes, and common alloys and the common processes used for a variety of markets and products. casting process selection engineering design aluminum...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170432
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... for engineering applications without being alloyed with other metals. The vast majority of the alloy systems currently being commercially produced contain aluminum, manganese, zinc, zirconium, rare earths, and silver in order to obtain the strong, light weight alloys needed for structural uses...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hpcspa.t54460209
EISBN: 978-1-62708-285-3
.... Hence, numerous studies of the application of CGDS to AM technology have been conducted ( Ref 8.16 – 8.19 ). Figure 8.1 shows an example of a three-dimensional deposit produced by CGDS additive manufacturing ( Ref 8.16 ). Figure 8.1(a) is the schematic image of aluminum near-net-shaped fins...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170520
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
.... cast zinc alloys zinc alloys Composition Zinc, its alloys, and its chemical compounds represent the fourth most industrially used metal (behind iron, aluminum, and copper). Zinc is used in five principal applications: in coatings and anodes for corrosion protection of irons and steels...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... and hardness of CG irons, can be increased by the use of a number of alloying elements, such as copper, nickel, molybdenum, tin, manganese, arsenic, vanadium, and aluminum. The effect of copper and molybdenum on the tensile properties of CG irons is shown in Fig. 8 . After annealing to a fully...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550621
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... design . At the configuration level of design, the emphasis is on determining the shape and approximate size of a part using engineering methods of analysis. Now the designer will have decided on a class of materials and processes, for example, a range of aluminum alloys, wrought and cast. The material...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060085
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... been used and refined over the course of literally thousands of years, but the process of continuous casting is a modern method that is effectively used by production mills to produce carbon and stainless steel, aluminum, copper, and certain other alloys. Today, a significant percentage of worldwide...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.spsp2.t54410009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-265-5
..., built in 1778–1780. The preceding discussion shows that the bracketing of the carbon content that defined steels, from a negligible amount to about 2.0 wt% (as noted in Chapter 1, “Introduction: Purpose of Text, Microstructure and Analysis, Steel Definitions and Specifications,” ), was due to...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170100
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... (650 °F), and automotive components such as steering gear housings, carriers, and mounting brackets, compressor crankshafts and hubs, and surface-hardened planet carriers, transmission gears, and differential cases. The desired formation of temper carbon in malleable irons has two basic...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... density of iron and two-thirds that of aluminum. Because of this low density, both cast and wrought magnesium alloys have been developed and used for a wide variety of structural applications in which low weight is important, if not a requirement. The magnesium industry grew rapidly during the period...