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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120131
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
... this question: can ductile titanium-aluminide intermetallic compounds be made that will compete with the nickel-base superalloys? Titanium matrix composite (TMC) materials are conventional titanium alloys strengthened by a reinforcement of continuous fibers. Composite material concepts have been...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
...)-matrix composites. Discontinuously reinforced MMCs offer a range of attractive material properties, both mechanical and physical, that cannot be achieved using conventional engineering alloys. These enhanced material properties are the direct result of the interaction between the metallic...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870537
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... and slurry casting, liquid metal infiltration, spray deposition, powder metallurgy, extrusion, hot rolling, and forging. The chapter also provides information on continuous-fiber aluminum and titanium composites as well as particle-reinforced titanium and fiber metal (glass aluminum) laminates...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240607
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
...-4V reinforced with 10 to 20 wt% TiC. These composites offer increased hardness and wear resistance over conventional titanium alloys. Properties of unreinforced and reinforced Ti-6Al-4V are compared in Table 33.4 . Table 33.4 Mechanical and physical properties of discontinuous TiC p /Ti...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870179
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
.... Unlike resin-matrix composites, they are nonflammable, do not outgas in a vacuum, and suffer minimal attack by organic fluids such as fuels and solvents. The principle of incorporating a high-performance second phase into a conventional engineering material to produce a combination with features...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870119
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... 2001 , p 765 – 777 • Dillon G. , Mallon P. , and Monaghan M. , The Autoclave Processing of Composites , Advanced Composites Manufacturing , John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 1997 , p 205 – 258 • “ FRP—An Introduction to Fiberglas-Reinforced Plastics/Composites ,” Owens...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550569
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... Abstract Ceramic-matrix composites possess many of the desirable qualities of monolithic ceramics, but are much tougher because of the reinforcements. This chapter explains how reinforcements are used in ceramic-matrix composites and how they alter energy-dissipating mechanisms and load...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870573
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
.... 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, whiskers, or particles...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780064
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... of plastic materials, is when the strength of the composite is greater than the sum of the strength of the individual matrix and reinforcements. Additionally, composite plastics also distribute loads better than conventional plastics and result in superior strength-to-weight ratios. Other advantages...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550621
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... engineers into the design process at an earlier stage, and the importance given to manufacturing in present-day product design has reinforced the fact that materials and manufacturing are closely linked in determining final properties. Moreover, worldwide competitiveness has increased the general level...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... developed that are based either on two or more phases of particulates or on matrices reinforced with whiskers or fibers. The first known fiberglass-reinforced composite product was a boat hull manufactured in the mid-1930s. Fiberglass-reinforced composites applications have revolutionized the aerospace...
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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
... and cast irons; nonferrous light alloys include aluminum and magnesium alloys. Nonmetallic lightweight materials are made of polymers and fiber reinforced polymer composites. The nonferrous and nonmetallic materials referred to have higher strength-to-weight ratios than HSS and could potentially be used...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550385
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
...-dependent fracture of a material under a constant load, as opposed to a conventional fatigue test where a cyclic load is employed. This phenomenon is illustrated in Fig. 8.16 . When glass-fiber-reinforced composites are exposed to moist environments or other aggressive environments, they are also prone...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260187
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
... properties, such as lighter weight, increased stiffness, improved wear resistance, and higher strength compared with conventional aluminum alloys. Initially expensive in the early days of development, MMCs are becoming less costly as volume increases. Alumina particles reinforced with MMCs are more cost...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550325
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... Abstract This chapter describes the molecular structures and chemical reactions associated with the production of thermoset and thermoplastic components. It compares and contrasts the mechanical properties of engineering plastics with those of metals, and explains how fillers and reinforcements...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780105
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... or reinforcements in filled materials might be trapped at the center of the cone. This could affect the critical gap setting, causing erroneous readings. A second limitation is that automatic temperature sweeps are quite impractical because of the constant need to adjust the gap setting. Offsetting these two...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780089
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... materials. Using these materials to fabricate hardware depends on a chemical process, in contrast to the more conventional metallic techniques, such as machining, heat forming, and mechanical fastening. Thermoset processing is further complicated in that its chemical reactions convert the materials...
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 to produce premium-quality castings by investment methods. Castings in the premium-strength range can be achieved with molten metal treatments, gating, and solidification conditions that are not typical for conventional investment castings. Investment casting applications include: instrument...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910301
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... attacked the exposed end grain, leaving the rest of the interior surface of the hold relatively untouched. (c) End-grain corrosion along cut edges and punched holes in a reactor tray made from type 316 stainless steel In general, failures related to the corrosion of conventional structural steel...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses the properties and processing characteristics of glass, aramid, carbon, and ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fibers and related product forms, including woven fabrics, prepreg, and reinforced mats. It also includes a review of fiber terminology as well...