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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.secwr.t68350195
EISBN: 978-1-62708-315-7
... Abstract This chapter provides helpful guidelines for selecting a surface treatment for a given application. It identifies important design factors and applicable treatments for common design scenarios, materials, and operating conditions. It explains why heat treatments and finishing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910301
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... Abstract The design process is the first and most important step in corrosion control. Major savings in operating costs are possible by anticipating corrosion problems so as to provide proper design for equipment before assembly or construction begins. This chapter describes the role of the...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780064
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... Abstract This article describes key processing methods and related design, manufacturing, and application considerations for plastic parts and includes a discussion on materials and process selection methodology for plastics. The discussion covers the primary plastic processing methods and how...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fahtsc.t51130001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-284-6
... processing of steels. This is followed by sections on various aspects of heat treatment design and heat treating practices for minimizing distortion. Influence of design, steel grade, and condition is then illustrated in the examples of failures due to heat treatment. A procedure is analyzed to improve the...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
... of the advantages of composites over metals for RMCs. A discussion on a typical design, analysis, and manufacturing operation follows. The chapter introduces the basic design approach and shows some sizing techniques along with example calculations. It discusses the processes involved in the testing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780051
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... article to be designed. This is followed by a discussion on several stages necessary to define the geometry of plastic parts. Details on the strength of and cost estimation for plastic parts are then provided. The article ends with a section providing information on the structure, properties, processing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300047
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
... about the friction between footwear and walking surfaces. If a walker slips and falls because a walkway was too slippery , then the building owner may be liable for slip-injury costs. The cost for a single fall may be more than the cost of the building. Building designers need to make sure that...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870489
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... orientations and number of plies needed to meet strength and stiffness requirements; the designer took overall responsibility for the design, consulting with the proper engineering group when there was a technical question. Today’s design environment is totally different. Designs are now created by...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780147
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... to conclude that the system was operated incorrectly. If one thinks about the design process, though, it is not too difficult to understand that engineers make mistakes. This can occur for any of several reasons: Engineers are human beings who sometimes make mistakes in their calculations...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ssde.t52310147
EISBN: 978-1-62708-286-0
... wrought equivalents is helpful when looking for data about an alloy that may be more easily found for wrought alloys than for cast. Table 1 Compositions of cast stainless corrosion resisting alloys ACI designation Nearest AISI grade UNS Composition (a) , wt%—maximum or range %C %Mn %Si...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240095
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
.... , Principles of Metal Manufacturing Processes , Arnold , 1999 • Haasen P. , Physical Metallurgy , 2nd ed. , Cambridge University Press , 1986 • Piwonka T.S. , Design for Casting , Materials Selection and Design , Vol 20 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 1997...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... wheels Cylinder heads Crankcases Steering knuckles Control arms Excellent castability Design freedom to combine sections and form complex shapes. Advantages include: Cost advantage through reduced number of parts Weight reduction through thin wall capability Potential for high casting...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410021
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... casting process may not be most ideal process because of the potential for rapid crack propagation across the coarse structure, compounded by the large pore size and high pore fraction. The design criteria for many of the castings is based on the maximum stress not exceeding the yield strength of the...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260119
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
.... A modular mold system can greatly increase the capabilities of an existing casting machine. The modular design permits a rapid change of mold components. This design permits casting at different speeds and billet sizes in the same machine ( Ref 2 ). Wagstaff hot-top casting systems were developed...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfub.t53740047
EISBN: 978-1-62708-308-9
... solidify. Advantages of sand casting are low equipment costs, design flexibility, ability to cast complex geometries, producibility for large castings, applicability to a large number of casting alloys, and it is economical for low quantities. The biggest disadvantages are that the process does not permit...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpmpa.t54480161
EISBN: 978-1-62708-318-8
... autoclave, followed by firing, which leaves the mold cavity ready for casting. The inner shell face coat is designed to minimize the alpha-case reaction zone, the result of a reaction between the molten metal and the mold material. A typical shell assembly is shown in Fig. 8.13 . Fig. 8.13...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230253
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... from high-purity beryllium, can be almost entirely eliminated in commercial-purity beryllium by controlled cooling. However, refinement of the large columnar grains has not been achieved. The effect of thermal gradients and solidification rates needs a more thorough understanding for casting designers...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... Abstract This chapter is a collection of tables listing: cast alloy designations of Aluminum Association, along with their general applications; the chemical compositions of the frequently used alloys for gravity permanent molds, low-pressure permanent molds, squeeze castings, and die castings...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410029
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
.... , Metallurgical and Processing Aspects of the NRC Semi-Solid Casting Technology , ResearchGate, Nov 2015 8. Solek K.P. , Kuziak R.M. , and Karbowniczek M. , “ The application of thermodynamic calculations for the semisolid processing design ,” paper presented at the E-MRS Fall Meeting...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.stg2.t61280079
EISBN: 978-1-62708-267-9
... previously but no special control over the heat transfer or grain nucleation processes. For PC castings, modifications to mold design and inoculants were introduced with success in the control of grain size. Certain heat transfer adjustments were made as well; however, no heat transfer gradient control was...