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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340375
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... Abstract Aluminum alloy products offer architectural and building solutions that exploit the benefits inherent in this metal: light weight, excellent durability, low maintenance, and thermal management opportunities. This chapter discusses the major applications for aluminum building products...
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Published: 30 June 2023
Fig. 16.4 Aluminum products in building applications. Courtesy of Aluminum Association More
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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
... and the classifications, designations, and grades of available product forms. It also explains how aluminum alloys are used in aerospace, automotive, rail, and marine applications as well as in building and construction, electrical products, manufacturing equipment, packaging, and consumer durables such as appliances...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340395
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... to solve problems and build iconic businesses to produce and sell them to the public. Cookware The Aluminum Cooking Utensil Company began in 1901 to market aluminum for the kitchen. Its production was based on thicker sheet, providing a solid higher-quality feel for the consumer. Operating...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340453
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... and reused despite their incredibly different life cycles: Building products and infrastructure (50-year life cycle) Transportation: Passenger vehicles (15- to 20-year life cycle) and planes and trains (30- to 40-year life cycle) Beverage cans: Closed-loop recycling (60-day life cycle...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... by the world’s metals industries. Transportation, packaging, building and construction, and other industrial uses require aluminum alloy products in many shapes and forms to meet a multitude of customer specifications. The guiding principle for aluminum technologists is to understand customer requirements...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870135
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... Abstract Aluminum products are used extensively in natural atmospheres and in and around water. They are also widely used in building materials and as containers for chemicals and food and beverage products. This chapter discusses the corrosion mechanisms associated with these environments...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
... Abstract Stainless steels have a wide variety of applications for household products, food-handling equipment, major appliances, medical equipment, and industrial equipment. Stainless is also featured in many architectural designs and monuments. Many of the most important applications...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250187
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... to strikes in many plants. At Gary, the Indiana State Guard was called to restore order. The Corporation experienced successful years during the 1920s. The increased production in manufacturing autos, farm and construction machinery, high-rise buildings, and bridges created a need for additional capacity...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
... Abstract The hot-working process extrusion is used to produce semifinished products in the form of bar, strip, and solid sections, as well as tubes and hollow sections. The first part of this chapter describes the composition, properties, and applications of tin and lead extruded products...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250025
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... increasing production of iron and steel in the Monongahela Valley of western Pennsylvania soon exhausted the local sources of iron ore, especially the low-phosphorus type needed for the Bessemer converters. It was not the availability of ore that drove the industry to build in the Pittsburgh area but rather...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250207
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
..., which had increased production from 25 to 100 million tons annually. The increase came from nine new plants located at tidewater ports for ease of importing raw materials and exporting finished product. In 1964, Bethlehem decided to build a new mill at Burns Harbor, Indiana, featuring a new...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250219
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
..., ready to enter the rolling mill to produce hot coil bands for cold rolling to the sheet product used by the automotive, appliance, and other industries. The Crawfordsville plant produced two million tons per year and cost $1 billion to build. This was the beginning of multimillion-ton plants, although...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030070
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
.... In general, 5 xxx series alloys provide excellent resistance to all forms of corrosion. This accounts for their common use in a variety of applications requiring good corrosion resistance, including building products, chemical processing, and food handling. They are also alloys of choice for marine...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790101
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
... “a motor man with one product, he had been one of the chief industrialists and undeniably the outstanding business man of the year.” Time quoted him as saying, “I like to do things. I like to build things. I am having a lot of fun!” The structure of the building would not be revolutionary...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
..., was severely damaged. Erastus Corning came to Ludlum’s rescue. Mr. Corning decided to build a new plant at Watervliet, New York. In 1907, the company was moved to Watervliet, and in 1910, the company was renamed Ludlum Steel Company. Ludlum produced one of the first commercial heats of chromium stainless steel...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780159
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... are used in the building, transportation, appliance, and electronic industries ( Ref 4 ). For any given application, three types of fire safety requirements must generally be met: customer requirements, government requirements, and insurance requirements ( Ref 5 ). These requirements are not necessarily...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250093
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
..., the forerunner of AISI 420, for cutlery. The alloy was a natural fit for hardened knives, and his employers were in Sheffield, England, the capital of tool and knife making. Brearley was credited with starting the first production of hardenable stainless. The British military found that Brearley’s alloy...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340019
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
.... Although none of these end uses are widespread, [1] the attempts to put bauxite residue to good use as building materials are noteworthy: Production of cement where aluminum and iron oxides are desirable ingredients Construction of roadbeds, levees, and dikes Amelioration of acidic soils...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030169
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... hardening and are produced in extruded, sheet, and plate forms. Manganese has minimal impact on the corrosion resistance of aluminum alloys. These alloys have only moderate strengths and good corrosion resistance. Alloys in this series find use in beverage and food containers, building products, heat...