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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870179
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses the ambient-temperature corrosion characteristics of aluminum metal-matrix composites (MMCs), including composites formed with boron, graphite, silicon carbide, aluminum oxide, and mica. It also discusses the effect of stress-corrosion cracking on graphite...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870537
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses the advantages and disadvantages of metal matrix composites and the methods used to produce them. It begins with a review of the composition and properties of aluminum matrix composites. It then describes discontinuous composite processing methods, including stir...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... stiffness, among other properties, in preferred directions and locations. This chapter discusses the processes and procedures used in the production of fiber-reinforced aluminum and titanium metal-matrix composites. It explains how the length and orientation of reinforcing fibers affect the properties and...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240607
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
..., and performance-cost tradeoffs of common MMCs, including aluminum-matrix composites, titanium-matrix composites, and fiber-metal laminates. It also explains how fiber-reinforced composites and laminates are made, describing both continuous and discontinuous fiber matrix production processes...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870573
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... material temperature limits. Carbon-carbon (C-C), carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP), ceramic matrix composite (CMC), carbon-silicon carbide (C-SiC), glass-ceramic matrix composite (GCMC), metal matrix composite (MMC), silicon-aluminum-oxygen-nitrogen (SIALON) While reinforcements such as fibers...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610377
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... aluminum is shown in Fig. 6 . Table 1 Composites vs. metals comparison Condition Comparative behavior relative to metals Load-strain relationship More linear strain to failure Notch sensitivity Static Greater sensitivity Fatigue Less sensitivity Transverse properties Much...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550385
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... resistance is outstanding. Corrosion of aluminum alloys is a major cost and a constant maintenance problem for both commercial and military aircraft. The corrosion resistance of composites can result in major savings in supportability costs. The superior fatigue resistance of composites, compared to high...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550569
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... composite burner tubes ( Fig. 11.15 ) have been developed for melting aluminum in casting foundries. The part is not wetted or chemically attacked by the molten aluminum. The processing approach involves the application of a water-based ceramic slurry onto a mandrel that is filament wound with SiC fiber...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ems.t53730115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-283-9
...) … β-SiC 430 (62,366) 3.5 (0.51) … Kevlar is a registered tradename of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. Other fiber composites include ceramics reinforced with metal or ceramic fibers. Metals such as aluminum-base alloys may be reinforced with ceramic fibers to increase their...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870285
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... systems. Typical tooling materials are steel, cast aluminum, electroformed nickel, and composites. Cycle times as short as two minutes for large automotive bumpers have been reported. Since isocyanate vapors are harmful, RIM work cells must be provided with exhaust ventilation. Fig. 10.17 Reaction...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870201
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Internally pressurized bag curing is not normally used because it is not needed if one forms a proper hydraulic cell with the inner bag. One application in which it proved useful was for the sine wave spars shown in Fig. 7.29 . In this instance, the aluminum matched metal tools became worn from repeated use...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540319
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
... reduction procedures: These may not resemble the real situation. Scaling effect: Failure load prediction using material coupon test data is not compatible with actual failure load in full-scale built-up structures. The matrix material for MMCs can be aluminum, titanium, or intermetallics...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860095
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
... fraction of 50%. The cured cylinders were bonded to aluminum end plates. Test results for shear stress versus shear strain closely followed curve-fit micromechanics predictions. Spencer and Hull ( Ref 8.25 ) tested E-glass/polyester tubes with four wind angles, ±35, 45, 65, and 75°, in modes 2 and 3...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870251
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... Abstract This appendix contains composition limit data for wrought aluminum and aluminum alloys. aluminum alloys chemical composition wrought aluminum alloys Table A-1 (Part 1) Composition limits for wrought aluminum and aluminum alloys AA No. Composition, wt% Si Fe...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870259
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... Abstract This appendix includes composition limit data for aluminum castings and ingots. aluminum alloys cast aluminum alloys chemical composition ingots Table A-2 (Part 1) Composition limits for unalloyed and alloyed aluminum castings ( xxx .0) and ingots ( xxx .1 or xxx .2...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... Abstract This article discusses the composition, structures, properties, and behaviors of aluminum alloys and explains how they correspond to specific alloying elements. It begins with an overview of the general characteristics of wrought and cast aluminum alloys, the four-digit classification...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... Abstract Aluminum casting alloy compositions parallel those of wrought alloys in many respects. However, because work hardening plays no significant role in the development of casting properties, the use and purposes of some alloying elements differ in casting alloys versus wrought alloys. This...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140021
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... technologies used with castings, including metallurgical bonding, metal-matrix composites, and hot isostatic pressing. aluminum alloy castings expendable mold gravity-feed casting nonexpendable mold gravity feed casting pressure die casting References 1. Principles of...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ascaam.t59190035
EISBN: 978-1-62708-296-9
... includes tabular information and data on the intermetallic phases in the aluminum corner of the equilibrium phase diagram, the characteristics of the crystal lattice of intermetallic phases, the chemical composition of the alloy intermetallic phases, and equilibrium reactions in the alloy system...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ascaam.t59190089
EISBN: 978-1-62708-296-9
..., before and after modification. The chapter also provides composition data and includes callouts identifying various phase constituents in the interdendritic eutectic microstructure. cast aluminum-silicon alloys microstructure phase constituents MICROSTRUCTURE IMAGES represent the as...