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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240371
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... and forms the basis for stainless steels Silicon Primary purpose is as a deoxidizer. Stabilizes ferrite. Retards formation of cementite during tempering. Used in transformer steels that have high magnetic permeability and low core loss Copper Copper is usually added to alloy steels for its...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
..., silicon, and nickel affect the physical and mechanical properties of coppers and high-copper alloys as well as brasses, bronzes, copper-nickels, and nickel silvers. It also explains how alloying affects electrical conductivity, corrosion resistance, stress-corrosion cracking, and processing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... in most wrought alloys. Silicon is the alloying element that literally makes the commercial viability of the high-volume aluminum casting industry possible. Silicon contents from ~4% to the eutectic level of ~12% reduce scrap losses, permit production of much more intricate designs with greater variations...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240487
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... the aluminum-copper alloys (2 xx . x ), some of the aluminum-silicon + copper and/or magnesium alloys (3 xx . x ), and the aluminum-zinc alloys (7 xx . x ). One rather disappointing property of high-strength aluminum alloys is their fatigue performance. Increases in static tensile properties have not been...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
.... This chapter provides information on specifications and widely used designation systems and alloy nomenclature for aluminum casting alloys. It describes the composition of seven basic families of aluminum casting alloys: aluminum-copper, aluminum-silicon-copper, aluminum-silicon, aluminum-silicon-magnesium...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ascaam.t59190vii
EISBN: 978-1-62708-296-9
... Abstract This chapter provides an overview of the microstructure-property relationships associated with aluminum-silicon alloys. It includes information on commercial designations and grades, phase compositions, solidification paths, alloying elements, and intermetallic phases. It also provides...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... that are not heat treated. The combination of silicon, magnesium, and copper in an aluminum alloy offers elevated temperature strength, castability, and corrosion resistance. Heat treated alloys 354, 355, and C355 offer high tensile and yield strengths, with no property deterioration up to about 150 °C (300 °F...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.9781627083355
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870179
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... uniformly across the surface. The extent of pitting varies from minimal attack through 33 months of exposure to extensive corrosion that is equivalent to a rate as high as 0.25 mm/year (9.8 mils/year). Corrosion rates for silicon carbide/aluminum MMCs in seawater are also generally higher than...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240607
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... of the characteristics of polymer-matrix composites and some characteristics of MMCs. The original fiber-metal laminate material was aramid-reinforced aluminum laminate, which consisted of high-strength aramid fibers sandwiched between thin sheets of aluminum alloy. More recently, the aramid fibers have been replaced...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170003
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
..., such as FeN and Fe 2–3 N. Other surface-modification processes for ferrous products include carbonitriding, ferritic nitrocarburizing, aluminumizing, siliconizing, chromizing, and boriding. In ion implantation, medium- to high-energy atoms bombard a solid material, and this process offers the ability to alloy...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870537
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... are extremely high-temperature airframes and engine components. Multifilament fibers, such as carbon and the ceramic fibers Nextel (alumina based) and Nicalon (silicon carbide), have also been used in aluminum and magnesium matrices; however, the smaller and more numerous multifilament tows are difficult...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ascaam.t59190001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-296-9
... Alloy , Scripta Mater. , Vol 61 , 2009 , p 441 – 444 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2009.04.040 41. Shamsuzzoha M. , Hogan L.M. , Smith D.J. , and Deymier P.A. , A Transmission and High-Resolution Electron Microscope Study of Cozonally Twinned Growth of Eutectic Silicon...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060085
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
..., limestone, and coke ( Fig. 5.13 ). Because it contains excessively high levels of silicon, manganese, carbon, and other elements, this liquid iron, together with scrap and fluxing agents, is then introduced into either a basic oxygen furnace or an electric-arc furnace for further refining with oxygen...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fahtsc.t51130541
EISBN: 978-1-62708-284-6
... 85–315 49–182 Cast high copper alloys 167–244 97–141 (1xxx series) Commercially pure wrought aluminum 142–284 82–164 (6xxx series) Wrought aluminum magnesium silicon 209–222 121–128 (1xx.x series) Commercially pure cast aluminum 221–247 128–143 Pure Aluminum (Al) 80–410 46...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240469
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
...%. Other alloying additions include tin, aluminum, silicon, manganese, nickel, and lead. Normally, the amount of these additional elements is approximately 4 wt% or less. Since zinc is less expensive than copper, there is an economic incentive to use high zinc contents. Also, the strength increases...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060333
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
...) and with strengthening from Mg 2 Si 4 xxx Silicon Work hardened and solid-solution strengthened 4 xx.x Silicon The silicon-aluminum eutectic enhances castability. If high strength and hardness are needed, magnesium additions make these alloys heat treatable with strengthening from Mg 2 Si. 5 xxx Magnesium...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030070
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... of Stress Corrosion Cracking , Staehle R.W. , Ed., National Association of Corrosion Engineers , 1967 , p 466 12. Burleigh T.D. , Ludwiczak E. , and Petri R.A. , Intergranular Corrosion of an Aluminum-Magnesium-Silicon-Copper Alloy , Corrosion , Vol 51 , 1995 , p 50...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550033
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
..., manganese, magnesium, silicon, and zinc. Alloys containing copper, magnesium + silicon, and zinc are precipitation hardenable to fairly high strength levels, while those containing manganese or magnesium are hardened primarily by cold working. The strength range for the different series of aluminum alloys...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060315
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
.... It was first used in semiconductors and can operate at higher frequencies (number of cycles per unit of time) than silicon, which replaced germanium in military applications. Gallium can be used at high temperatures and high frequencies. Uses of gallium arsenide include semiconductors, tunnel diodes for FM...