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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250107
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... alloys developed by Alcoa. aerospace applications aluminum aluminum alloys metal production Aluminum is a common structural metal in today’s industrial world. It is produced in quantities exceeded only by steel. Its light weight, corrosion resistance, and ability to produce high strength...
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Published: 01 October 2011
Fig. 5.19 Automatic stacker of ingot for foundry remelting. Courtesy of Light Metal Age More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060315
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... Abstract Nonferrous metals are of commercial interest both as engineering materials and as alloying agents. This chapter addresses both roles, discussing the properties, processing characteristics, and applications of several categories of nonferrous metals, including light metals, corrosion...
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Published: 01 January 2015
Fig. 7.15 Acicular ferrite in low-carbon weld metal. Light micrograph, nital etch. Original magnification: 500×. Courtesy of S. Liu, Colorado School of Mines More
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Published: 01 August 2013
Fig. 11.20 Metallic material trends of North American light vehicle body, bumper, and closure. Source: Ref 11.1 More
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Published: 30 June 2023
Extruded aluminum planks are used for stadium seats (or bleachers) in many sports venues. They may be bolted to a concrete base or connected to a light metal frame that can be moved as needed More
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Published: 01 October 2011
Fig. 5.22 Direct chill aluminum castings. (a) Rolling ingots with molds in background. (b) Billets in four-strand horizontal direct chill caster. (c) Twenty-strand horizontal direct chill caster of foundry ingot. Images (b) and (c) are Courtesy of Light Metal Age , Feb 1995. More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340019
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... the first commercial customer for CelestiAL, taking approximately 40,000 metric tons per year. The metal from this agreement will supply a large portion of the BMW Group’s light metal castings produced in Europe. In 2020, the BMW Landshut Plant produced 2.9 million cast metal components including cylinder...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300227
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
... and wear properties light metals nickel-base alloys stainless steels 9.1 Corrosion and Wear Stainless steels were invented by accident in 1913 by Harry Brearley in the United Kingdom. He was working on making steel harder by adding different elements to the melt. Brearley tried chromium...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... (auto parts, light poles, or railroad cars) can be recycled by simpler means (no shredding or delacquering required) based on their end-of-life condition. Molten Metal Treatment After the alloy composition has been verified, molten metal is transferred to a separate casting furnace, often...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fdsm.t69870325
EISBN: 978-1-62708-344-7
... light on the fatigue behavior and crack growth mechanisms of common structural polymers and moves on from there to discuss the fatigue behavior of bone and how it compares to stable and cyclically softening metals. It also discusses the fatigue characteristics of engineered and composited ceramics...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170432
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... applications without being alloyed with other metals. The vast majority of the alloy systems currently being commercially produced contain aluminum, manganese, zinc, zirconium, rare earths, and silver in order to obtain the strong, light weight alloys needed for structural uses. Magnesium alloys systems can...
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Published: 01 November 2010
Fig. 15.13 Lightning strike damage in a carbon fiber composite laminate having metal foil on the surface for protection. (a) Slightly uncrossed polarized light, 4× objective. (b) Transmitted light (ultrathin section), circular polarized light, 4× objective. The impregnation outline More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250047
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... Abstract This chapter covers the early studies and various discoveries by metals researchers to study the internal structure of metals. The topics covered include light microscopy, phase diagrams, X-ray diffraction, principles of precipitation hardening, and dislocation theory...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030172
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... in Aqueous Solutions , National Association of Corrosion Engineers , 1974 , p 139 2. Godard H.P. , Jepson W.P. , Bothwell M.R. , and Lane R.L. , Ed., The Corrosion of Light Metals , John Wiley & Sons , 1967 , p 283 3. Mears R.B. and Brown C.D...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2007
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.smnm.t52140201
EISBN: 978-1-62708-264-8
.... Hence, as the metal heats, the first light intense enough for the eye to see is in the red band. Further heating increases the intensity of the smaller wavelengths visible to the eye, so that the colors change progressively through the color bands of Table A3 until there are enough of the shorter...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340453
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... Investigation Using Lifecycle Assessment , Light Metal Age , Feb 2018 , p 28 – 41 20.3 Grandfield J. , Update on the Aluminum Industry Response to Climate Change , Light Metal Age , 17 Feb 2020 , p 44 – 49 20.4 Home A. , Sustainability: The New Battleground for Aluminum...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1984
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mpp.t67850267
EISBN: 978-1-62708-260-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses the tools and techniques of light microscopy and how they are used in the study of materials. It reviews the basic physics of light, the inner workings of light microscopes, and the relationship between resolution and depth of field. It explains the difference...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340375
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... Abstract Aluminum alloy products offer architectural and building solutions that exploit the benefits inherent in this metal: light weight, excellent durability, low maintenance, and thermal management opportunities. This chapter discusses the major applications for aluminum building products...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110196
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... thermal effects on metallic lines, junctions, and complete devices. The article also provides a description and case study examples of multiple photocurrent and thermal injection techniques. The photocurrent examples are based on Optical Beam-Induced Current and Light-Induced Voltage Alteration...