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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230513
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... Abstract This chapter covers regulatory requirements, safe handling practices, hazard analysis and control, dismantling and decommissioning, and waste disposal. It also includes references for additional information on government regulations. beryllium hygienic practices...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230499
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... Hazard Associated with Fabricating Beryllium-Copper Alloys ,” UCRL-52258, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory , Livermore, CA 10.2172/7097955 Stange A.W. , Furman J.F. , and Hilmas D.E. , 2004 . The Beryllium Lymphocyte Proliferation Test: Relevant Issues in Beryllium Health...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ems.t53730059
EISBN: 978-1-62708-283-9
... use in aircraft and automobiles. Because finely divided magnesium was used in incendiary bombs, magnesium suffered from an unjustifiable fear of fire hazard. It was used for many years as engine blocks and transmission housings in early Volkswagen automobiles without any resulting fires. Some...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270059
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... in Chapter 2, “Common Causes of Failures.” The process used for making caprolactam before the disaster occurred was oxidation of cyclohexane, which is a highly inflammable and very hazardous material to handle. When copious amounts of hot cyclohexane escaped to the atmosphere due to the bursting of...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270003
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
.... Service failures may result in: Fatalities Injuries to personnel Damage to property Shutdown of an entire plant Loss of production Ecological problems such as release of hazardous materials Expensive and prolonged litigations affecting the credibility of the manufacturers and the...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1984
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mpp.t67850060
EISBN: 978-1-62708-260-0
... 29 , 1965 . 96. Sax N. I. : Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials , 5th ed. , Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, Inc. , New York , 1979 . 97. National Research Council : Prudent Practices for Handling Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories , National Academy Press...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120085
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
... defects before cold rolling. Dry belt grinding is dangerous because of the hazards of explosion and fire. It is also not economical because of poor belt life. When stock is removed during dry grinding, small globules of molten metal and oxide roll along the sheet, causing a type of pitting by burning...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030338
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... (135,000 mi) of hazardous liquid transmission pipelines, 34,000 km (21,000 mi) of crude oil gathering pipelines, 483,000 km (300,000 mi) of natural gas transmission pipelines, and 45,000 km (28,000 mi) of natural gas gathering pipelines in 2000 ( Ref 1 – 3 ). There were approximately 60 major natural gas...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030209
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... extremely hazardous nature of the fluids and gases processed in refineries, the safety and well being of both plant employees and the public are put at risk by corrosion. Catastrophic failures could result in severe damage to entire process units, neighboring communities, and the environment. In the United...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.piht2.t55050139
EISBN: 978-1-62708-311-9
... of solutions of organic polymers in water. They also contain corrosion inhibitors and other additives and are produced as concentrates that are further diluted to give ready-to-use quenching solutions. Polymer quenches eliminate the danger of fire hazard that exists with oil. At low concentrations...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030360
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
..., 2002 • API Standard 653, “ Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration, and Reconstruction ,” American Petroleum Institute, 2001 • API RP 750, “ Management of Process Hazards ,” American Petroleum Institute, 1990 (out of print) • ASME II, “ Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Material Properties...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fahtsc.t51130241
EISBN: 978-1-62708-284-6
... less often according to tribological criteria, and least often pertaining to corrosion. Contemporary machine components and assemblies are subjected in service to the joint interaction of strength, tribological, and corrosion hazards. On the other hand, the implemented computational methods enable...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 April 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.imub.t53720393
EISBN: 978-1-62708-305-8
... C C Can be automated Relatively high initial cost; radiation hazard Computed tomography Density variations, cracks, inclusions C C Can be automated; pinpoint defect location Extremely high initial cost; highly trained operator required; radiation hazard Gamma-ray density determination...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780183
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... could cause a broken slide, which presented a hazard to the shooter. The Army’s interim corrective action was to limit the number of rounds fired by each M9 handgun. The longer-term solutions included replacing the defective slides and making changes to the process to prevent the metallurgical...
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By Kenneth A. Walsh
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
.... The metal processing, including joining of beryllium, has also been qualitatively described. The high cost of production and the associated health hazards have restricted the application of beryllium in many branches of engineering, in spite of its excellent combination of physical, mechanical...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpmpa.t54480293
EISBN: 978-1-62708-318-8
... metals, not only to prevent scrapping of parts but also to detect defective parts early in the processing schedule. Titanium by itself is not particularly hazardous. However, a potential explosion hazard exists if very finely divided titanium is present in air in the proper proportions. A fire hazard...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ssde.t52310201
EISBN: 978-1-62708-286-0
... considered when welding. In addition to the normal hazards (which are not discussed here) associated with welding, welding of stainless steels presents a special hazard: hexavalent chromium. The fume created by welding stainless steel contains significant concentrations of chromium trioxide and other forms...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.smff.t53400089
EISBN: 978-1-62708-316-4
... punch surface and become hard particles due to the presence of oxygen, which leads to galling ( Ref 7.9 ). Fine blanking experiments were conducted ( Ref 7.28 ) with 16MnCr5 steel (AISI 5115) in order to compare the performance of chlorinated (widely used and environmentally hazardous) and...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 April 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.imub.t53720345
EISBN: 978-1-62708-305-8
... factor in the selection of an inspection procedure. When the value of the part or the hazard associated with its application justifies slow and thorough inspection, the procedure chosen is likely to be radically different from that selected for a mass produced, low cost product used in a noncritical...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hpcspa.t54460107
EISBN: 978-1-62708-285-3
... can cause dizziness, unconsciousness, and death. Oxygen monitors should be used for any areas determined to be confined spaces. Liquid nitrogen has the additional hazards that it can overpressurize when it expands to a gas if trapped in piping as a liquid, and it can cause cryogenic burns to personnel...