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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.phtbp.t59310351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-326-3
... of the common nonferrous alloys that can be hardened through heat treatment. The nonferrous alloys covered include aluminum alloys, cobalt alloys, copper alloys, magnesium alloys, nickel alloys, and titanium alloys. age hardening aluminum alloys cobalt alloys copper alloys heat treatment...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... Abstract Stress-corrosion cracking (SCC) in magnesium alloys was first reported in the 1930s and, within ten years, became the focus of intense study. This chapter provides a summary of all known work published since then on the nature of SCC in magnesium alloys and how it is related to...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090241
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... to alloys containing copper, magnesium, or zinc. In Al-Cu and Al-Cu-Mg (2 xxx ) alloys, potential measurements can determine the effectiveness of solution heat treatment by measuring the amount of copper in solid solution. Also, by measuring the potentials of grain boundaries and grain bodies...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090419
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... Abstract This chapter describes nondestructive evaluation (NDE) test methods and their relative effectiveness for diagnosing the cause of stress-corrosion cracking (SCC) service failures. It discusses procedures for analyzing various types of damage in carbon and low-alloy steels, high-strength...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090095
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... to be SCC-resistant in Table 4.5 , caution that the addition of 1% Ni to the alloy composition will introduce susceptibility to chloride SCC in boiling magnesium chloride environments ( Ref 4.87 ). Factors that have so far been identified as detrimental to the chloride SCC resistance of ferritic...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090043
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... transgranular cracking; the opposite behavior is observed in lower-strength steels ( Ref 2.26 ). Cathodic polarization of steel by coupling to a magnesium anode also reportedly increases the tendency for intergranular cracking in quenched and tempered steels in aqueous chlorides ( Ref 2.25 ). At high stress...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090443
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... related nickel-chromium-iron alloys to stress-corrosion cracking in polythionic acids. ASTM G36-94(2013) Standard practice for evaluating stress-corrosion cracking resistance of metals and alloys in boiling magnesium chloride solution. ASTM G123-00(2011): Standard test method for evaluating stress...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090367
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
.... , Vol 7 , July 1982 , p 154 – 167 17.4 Loginow A.W. , Stress Corrosion Testing of Alloys , Mater. Prot. , Vol 5 ( No. 5 ), 1966 , p 33 – 39 17.5 Dix E.H. Jr. , Aluminum-Zinc-Magnesium Alloys, Their Development and Commercial Production , Trans. ASM , Vol 42 , 1950...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... − , and I − solutions; organic liquids; N 2 O 4 Magnesium alloys Aqueous Cl − solutions Zirconium alloys Aqueous Cl − solutions; organic liquids; I 2 at 350 °C (660 °F) In general, SCC is observed in alloy/environment combinations that result in the formation of a film on the metal...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030172
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... Abstract This chapter discusses the effects of metallurgical factors on the corrosion resistance of magnesium alloys. The factors are chemical composition, heat treating, grain size, and cold-work effects. The chapter describes the causes of corrosion failures in magnesium alloys, namely heavy...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550141
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... Abstract Magnesium, by volume, is two-thirds the weight of aluminum and one-quarter the weight of steel. It also has good damping capacity, giving it an edge over other metals in high-vibration environments. This chapter discusses the basic metallurgy, alloy designations, compositions, and...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.smfpa.t53500083
EISBN: 978-1-62708-317-1
... magnesium alloys warm forming ONE OF THE MAJOR GOALS of engineering design and manufacturing is weight reduction to save energy. One way to achieve energy savings without jeopardizing the structural integrity of the product is to use lightweight metals, such as aluminum, magnesium, titanium, and their...
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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
... solubility in aluminum to be major alloying elements, including copper, magnesium, silicon, zinc, and lithium. Important elements with lower solid solubility are the transition metals chromium, manganese, and zirconium, which normally form compounds that help to control the grain structure. Aluminum alloys...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... Abstract Engineers have many materials to choose from when dealing with weight-related design constraints. The list includes aluminum, beryllium, magnesium, and titanium alloys as well as engineering plastics, structural ceramics, and polymer-, metal-, and ceramic-matrix composites. This...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.smff.t53400073
EISBN: 978-1-62708-316-4
... Abstract This chapter describes the formability and forming characteristics of low-carbon sheet steels, coated sheet steels, stainless steels, and aluminum and magnesium alloys. It provides property data as well as flow stress curves for numerous grades of each material and explains how...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
..., titanium, or magnesium ( Fig. 4.1 ). Also, beryllium has the highest heat capacity (1820 J/kg · °C, or 0.435 Btu/lb · °F) among metals and a thermal conductivity (210 W/m · K, or 121 Btu/ft · h · °F) comparable to that of aluminum (230 W/m · K, or 135 Btu/ft · h · °F). Beryllium is an efficient substrate...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550621
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... dimensional tolerance. Table 12.5 Compatibility between materials and manufacturing processes Process Cast iron Carbon Steel Alloy steel Stainless steel Aluminum and aluminum alloys Copper and copper alloys Zinc and zinc alloys Magnesium and magnesium alloys Titanium and titanium alloys...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... infiltrated. As long as interconnected porosity and appropriate infiltration conditions exist, the liquid metal will spontaneously infiltrate into the preform. Key process ingredients for the manufacture of reinforced aluminum composites include the aluminum alloy, a nitrogen atmosphere, and magnesium...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550511
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
..., because aluminum, magnesium, zinc, and iron do not wet aluminum titanate. The automotive industry is also investigating aluminum titanate for exhaust port liners and exhaust manifolds. Silicon carbide, SiC, is a ceramic material that has been in existence for decades but has recently found many...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550325
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... thermoplastics and thermoset materials compete successfully. Magnesium Cast Machined For light weight requirement. Several plastics compete successfully. Zinc Die cast Machined Very low cost castings to finished shape. Nylons compete successfully. Iron Sand cast Machined Plastics more expensive...