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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hpcspa.t54460227
EISBN: 978-1-62708-285-3
... Abstract High-pressure cold spray repair process has been used on a number of different applications in the defense industry. This chapter describes various applications for cold spray systems that have operating pressures greater than 2.4 MPa (350 psi) and operating temperatures greater than...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250129
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
..., aircraft structures, and airborne equipment. It was thought that it could possibly replace both aluminum and steel in the design of many defense applications. Industrial uses would be based on its combination of properties, featuring light weight, corrosion resistance, and high strength. Enthusiasm...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250187
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... and the continued need for a strong defense industry. New technologies such as the nuclear-powered Navy and the beginning of the nuclear power energy industry increased demand for steel. The auto industry was building more and heavier cars, and appliances became household necessities. In addition, for the first...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120289
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
.... These standards are frequently used worldwide in industry and government procurement. The U.S. Department of Defense has adopted selected AMS specifications as MIL specs. AMS standards have been accepted as American National Standards. In some instances, non-U.S. agencies also have adopted AMS specifications...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790235
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
... Dodge Copper Products Corp. Chairman: Bruce A. Smith, General Motors engineering staff Secretaries: Harold M. Cobb, ASTM staff, and R. Thomas Northrup, SAE staff John Artman, Defense Industrial Supply Center Lawrence H. Bennett, National Bureau of Standards Alvin G. Cook, Allegheny...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hpcspa.t54460277
EISBN: 978-1-62708-285-3
... in the Defense Industry,” in this book. One of the successful applications for cold spray is in repair of magnesium alloy parts ( Ref 11.1 – 11.3 ) for U.S. Army and Navy aircraft components, such as fan blades, landing gears, transmission and gear box housing for rotorcraft, and advanced fixed-wing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.9781627082877
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... Abstract This chapter describes some of events and developments that helped drive the commercialization of beryllium and its acceptance as an engineering material. It traces the growth of the domestic beryllium industry from its origins in the 1920s to the present time, and provides a status...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780075
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
.... This is especially true in highly regulated industries, such as aerospace, defense, biomedical, cosmetics, and food manufacturers. These records are retained in the organization’s quality-assurance files and database. The failure analysis team should review these records for nonconformances, and the team should do...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... resistance, and transportation industries. Fiberglass-reinforced composite materials date back to the early 1940s in the defense industry, particularly for use in aerospace and naval applications. The U.S. Air Force and Navy capitalized on their high strength-to-weight ratio and inherent resistance...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... from food processing and electronics to oil and gas, defense and pulp and paper industries. In fact, castings touch every aspect of our lives. Cast Steel Compared to Other Cast Metals Non-ferrous alloys have excellent machinability, and most are lighter than the iron family, but they do not have...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hpcspa.t54460001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-285-3
... developed many customers for its portable, cabinet, and robotic spray systems in industries such as automotive, mass transit, aerospace, and defense. The original HPCS effort at NCMS led to other U.S. interests in this emerging technology. Dr. Mark Smith, a thermal spray researcher at Sandia National...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230513
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... ]. The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists recommends a threshold limit value set at 2.0 μg/m 3 per 8 h TWA, and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health recommends a PEL of 0.5 μg/m 3 per 8 h TWA. A recognized best practice to conservatively control worker exposure...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250107
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... Abstract This chapter discusses the development of aluminum, its industry growth, and its modern uses in manufacturing. It begins with the biography of Charles Martin Hall, who invented the process for reducing aluminum from its ore. The evolution of aluminum production from the Pittsburgh...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250153
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
..., and as World War II approached, Battelle worked on many problems with the defense industries. FIG. 10.19 Battelle Memorial Institute in Columbus, Ohio. Source: Wikimedia Commons/Wiki Historian N OH. Hoyt broadened Battelle’s activities by using his experience in welding, steel quality...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
.... This was not conducive to high-speed production, but many parts of that era were aerospace or defense related, and high-volume production was not required. The exception to this was the oil and chemical industry, which needed many parts wound at a time to increase efficiency. Oil and Gas Industry Production...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120345
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
.... , Recent Developments in the Titanium Industry , SAMPE Q. , Vol 9 , Oct 1977 , p 40 – 44 • Introduction to Titanium and Its Alloys , Properties and Selection: Stainless Steels, Tool Materials and Special-Purpose Metals , Vol 3 , Metals Handbook , 9th ed. , American Society for Metals...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120295
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
... the organizations listed in this Appendix, it should be understood that names of organizations are often changed, and companies cease to exist owing to business mergers and so on. The best sources for current listings for product and service providers in the titanium industry are the trade associations listed...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860081
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
... being used by the major aerospace corporations is Nadcap, formerly known as the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (NADCAP). It is noteworthy that the adoption and qualification to these QC standards not only helps to assure that the parts manufactured meet drawing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... Statistics Statistics are an important part of a failure investigation. It is in the best interest of a company to keep statistics on failures—including type of failure, material, root cause, and so forth—in a searchable database. Table 1 presents statistics on failure causes in some industry...