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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
... of 50 μm thickness. Source: Ref 25 Comparison of pitting times for anodized aluminum alloy 6061 and metal matrix composite SiC/aluminum Table 3 Comparison of pitting times for anodized aluminum alloy 6061 and metal matrix composite SiC/aluminum Materials Untreated, days Anodized...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870537
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... (96%Al 2 O 3 –4%SiO 2 ) (b) >98% SiC (c) Transverse rupture strength of bulk material. Source: Ref 2 Properties of continuous-fiber aluminum matrix composites Table 20.2 Properties of continuous-fiber aluminum matrix composites Property B/6061 Al SCS-2/6061 Al (a) P100...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240607
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
..., compositions, 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 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260187
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
... of the extrusion can lead to defects and variations in strength. It also discusses the extrusion of aluminum matrix composites and explains how composite billets are made. aluminum matrix composites billets extrudability extrusion extrusion defects In Chapter 6 , the extrusion process of soft...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140069
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
...Relative casting and finishing characteristics of cast aluminum alloys Table 8.1 Relative casting and finishing characteristics of cast aluminum alloys Ratings: 1, excellent; 2, very good; 3, good; 4, fair; 5, poor. Alloy Type of casting Casting characteristics Finishing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... and 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
...Abstract Abstract Engineers have many materials to choose from when dealing with weight-related design constraints. The list includes aluminum, beryllium, magnesium, and titanium alloys as well as engineering plastics, structural ceramics, and polymer-, metal-, and ceramic-matrix composites...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140021
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... Fig. 3.21 Metal-matrix composite (MMC) cylinder liners. The MMC offers an alternative to cast iron or hypereutectic aluminum-silicon alloy for this application. Fig. 3.13 Automotive parts produced by the squeeze casting process. Courtesy of UBE Industries Abstract Abstract...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550621
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
...), engineering plastics, structural ceramics, and composites (polymer, metal, and ceramic matrix). The following sections give some general guidelines for selecting these materials. Five lightweight metal alloys were covered in this book: aluminum, magnesium, beryllium, titanium, and titanium aluminide...
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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
... Aluminum 25–35 1–1.5 Glass fiber reinforced polymer composites Steel 25–35 1–1.5 Carbon fiber reinforced polymer composites Steel 50–60 2–10+ Aluminum-matrix composites Steel or cast iron 50–65 1.5–3+ Titanium Alloy steel 40–55 1.5–10+ Stainless steel Carbon steel 20–45 1.2...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.9781627083355
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... and ceramic matrix composite applications Fig. 1.35 Composites are not always the best choice. This avionics rack machined from an aluminum alloy block would not be cost-competitive if made of composites. Source: The Boeing Company Abstract Abstract This chapter covers the basic aspects...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pdub.t53420339
EISBN: 978-1-62708-310-2
...-energy plots of precipitation sequence in aluminum-copper alloys. (a) Free-energy curve with common tangent points for phase compositions in the matrix. (b) Step reductions in the free energy as the transformation proceeds. C eq and C 3 , copper content of α eq and α 3 phases; Δ G 1 , activation...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870573
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... 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) Fig. 21.2 Comparison of polymer and metal with ceramic matrix composites Fig. 21.3...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870401
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... spray (aluminum) 5.75–8 Aluminum foil (solid) 8.5 Conductive paint (silver) 8 Fig. 15.21 Matrix microcracking and oxidation. Source: Ref 9 Fig. 15.14 Effects of thermal spiking on moisture absorption of carbon/epoxy. Source: Ref 6 Fig. 15.15 Steam pressure...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870489
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... strike material, often aluminum or copper. Resins are the environmental weak link in a polymer matrix composite. Small impacts, heat, and ultraviolet rays can erode away the resin on the surface of a laminate and leave the fiber reinforcement unsupported. Maintaining a proper surface finish...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030245
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... quenching of the metal alloy, resulting in changes in microstructure and properties. Composite conductivity, however, is not as homogeneous as in metals. In carbon-fiber-reinforced composites, the fibers are electrically conductive, but these are surrounded by an electrically insulating polymer matrix...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550569
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... for molten aluminum holding furnaces made from a filament-wound continuous fiber ceramic-matrix composite. Courtesy of Textron Systems. Source: Ref 11.3 Both particulate-reinforced and whisker-reinforced Al 2 O 3 have found use as cutting tool inserts. The incorporation of SiC whiskers (20 to 45...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610377
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... Tensile properties of fiber, matrix, and composite. Source: Ref 1 Fig. 7 Stress-strain comparison. Source: Ref 3 Fig. 8 Stress-concentration comparison. Source: Ref 3 Fig. 9 Comparative notched fatigue strength. Source: Ref 3 Fig. 11 Fatigue properties...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240135
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... binary aluminum phase diagram and typical precipitation-hardening heat treatment for aluminum. Source: Ref 2 Alloys that harden by precipitation hardening do so by forming coherent precipitates within the matrix. The first step in the aging process is the congregation of solute atoms...