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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... with the metallurgical knowledge needed to follow and understand the technical explanation of what happened to Dr. Wilm’s alloy while it was “just sitting around” in the lab from Saturday morning to the following Monday. The required knowledge base of metallurgists also expanded beyond ferrous and nonferrous metals...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060429
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... Abstract This appendix is a compilation of terms and definitions related to metallurgy. Metallurgy for the Non-Metallurgist, Second Edition Copyright © 2011, ASM International® A.C. Reardon, editor All rights reserved. DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060429 www.asminternational.org APPENDIX 1...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.9781627082617
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790235
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
... this information in MIL-HDBK-H1, Cross Index of Chemically Equivalent Specifications and Identification Code (Ferrous and Nonferrous) . The book contained the chemical compositions of each of the alloys listed. MIL-HDBK-H1 was first published in the early 1950s as a typewritten book of approximately 200 pages...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pnfn.t65900193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-350-8
... in the chapters that follow. Process Benefits Ferritic nitrocarburizing improves the surface characteristics of plain carbon steels, low-alloy steels, cast irons, and sintered ferrous alloys. As described in later sections of this chapter, resistance to wear, fatigue, and corrosion are improved...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pnfn.t65900001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-350-8
... unrecognized and faded into obscurity. Even today, very few nitriding practitioners know who he was and what he accomplished. Most metallurgists who are familiar with the nitriding process know the work of the German researcher Adolph Fry, who is recognized as the “father of nitriding.” While Fry’s work...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pdub.t53420289
EISBN: 978-1-62708-310-2
... Abstract This chapter discusses the use of phase diagrams in alloy design, processing, and performance assessment. The examples cover both ferrous and nonferrous metals and a variety of goals and objectives. The chapter also identifies limitations and pitfalls associated with the use of phase...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... of Metallurgy , “the development and introduction of the blast furnace in Europe is one of the most interesting subjects in the history of ferrous metallurgy,” ( Ref 1 ). The molten iron dissolved the carbon from the wood fuel until the carbon reached 3–4% of the iron. When this iron cooled, it was brittle...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mgppis.t60400023
EISBN: 978-1-62708-258-7
... Abstract This chapter introduces the basic ferrous physical metallurgy principles that need to be understood by the metallographer. The discussion focuses on the variations in microstructures that are generated as a result of the phase transformations that occur during both heat treatment...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.secwr.t68350001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-315-7
... anodizing), improved paint adhesion, and improved adhesive bonding (higher bond strength and durability) Steam treating Used on ferrous powder metallurgy parts to increase wear resistance and transverse rupture strength Carburizing Used primarily for steels for increased resistance to wear, bending...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.spsp2.t54410063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-265-5
... on carbon content, alloying, and austenitizing, factors that determine hardenability, a subject discussed in Chapter 16, “Hardness and Hardenability.” General Considerations The term martensite , named after the pioneering German metallurgist, Adolf Martens, has long been used to designate...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mpktmse.t56010001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-384-3
...-speed deformation will direct the metallurgist toward the hydraulic frames. Hydraulic frames are also used for fatigue testing. In addition to the testing machine, the type of grip must be considered. There are several styles of grips. Figure 4 depicts a typical wedge-style grip. This type of grip...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pnfn.t65900219
EISBN: 978-1-62708-350-8
... consult with the heat treater or metallurgist to discuss process advantages and limitations as well as the metallurgical behavior of the part after the process treatment. Some important considerations for three important application areas are discussed below. Die Casting The die casting industry...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060149
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... eye or with microscopes) to reveal the constitution and underlying structure of metals and alloys. Metallography is a basic tool that has helped transform metallurgy from an art to a science. Metallography also gives metallurgists an important tool in evaluating the quality and condition of metal...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pdub.t53420143
EISBN: 978-1-62708-310-2
... are changed slightly, as indicated by the dashed lines in Fig. 8.2 . In ferrous alloys, iron is the prime alloying element, but carbon and other alloying elements are frequently used. Based on carbon content, there are three types of ferrous alloys: irons, steels, and cast irons. Commercially pure iron...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fdsm.t69870375
EISBN: 978-1-62708-344-7
... Tool One tool available to the metallurgist to influence the properties of an alloy is heat treatment. One of our most prevalent structural alloys is steel, an iron-base alloy. Steel is a remarkably complex material metallurgically. By subjecting it to programmed heat history, the microstructure...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmcs.t66560005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-291-4
... metallurgist Henry Marion Howe was quick to investigate. Howe noted that the structures were similar in many ways to those often found in rocks and proposed that the practice of mineralogists be followed by assigning names to the various constituents in steel. Gensamer (in Ref 4 ) has written: Howe...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1983
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mlt.t62860295
EISBN: 978-1-62708-348-5
... austenitic stainless steel cryogenic applications iron-nickel alloys martensitic transformation polymers solidified gases superconductors 9.1 Introduction In the late 1800s, the German metallurgist Martens identified a new crystalline phase in steel, which he associated with steel hardening...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1996
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.phtpclas.t64560003
EISBN: 978-1-62708-353-9
... metallurgist Robert Austins. The atomic structure of iron and carbon are considerably different, so it is expected that these two elements may combine to form compounds. The common compound is iron carbide , which is Fe 3 C. That is, it is a compound of three iron atoms and one carbon atom. Thus...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1984
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mpp.t67850001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-260-0
... can be studied by fracturing the disc or by preparing metallographic polished samples. Macroetching of transverse or longitudinally oriented samples, i.e., oriented with respect to the hot-working axis, enables the mill metallurgist to evaluate the quality of a relatively large area quickly...