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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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... Abstract Metal-matrix composites can operate at higher temperatures than their base metal counterparts and, unlike polymer-matrix composites, are nonflammable, do not outgas in a vacuum, and resist attack by solvents and fuels. They can also be tailored to provide greater strength...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240607
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... wetting of graphite by molten aluminum, and oxidation of the graphite fiber are significant technical barriers to the production of these composites. In addition, graphite fibers in a matrix of either aluminum or magnesium can cause galvanic corrosion of the matrix. Two processes are currently used...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170062
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
.... Ductile irons are used in the as-cast or heat-treated conditions. As-cast matrix microstructures usually consist of ferrite, pearlite, or both, depending on the cast section size and/or alloy composition. Common heat treatments and their purposes and resulting microstructures include: Annealing...
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 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550621
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
..., and titanium aluminide), engineering plastics, structural ceramics, and composites (polymer, metal, and ceramic matrix). The following sections give some general guidelines for selecting these materials. Five lightweight metal alloys were covered in this book: aluminum, magnesium, beryllium, titanium...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870537
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses the advantages and disadvantages of metal matrix composites and the methods used to produce them. It begins with a review of the composition and properties of aluminum matrix composites. It then describes discontinuous composite processing methods, including stir...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240453
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
.... Their compositional ranges are given in Table 24.1 , and some of their distinguishing features are summarized in Table 24.2 . With the exception of white cast iron, all cast irons have microstructures that consist of a graphite phase in a matrix that can be ferritic, pearlitic, bainitic, tempered martensitic...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030070
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... tempers. Constituent particles are well known sites for pit initiation, due to galvanic interaction with the surrounding matrix ( Ref 4 – 7 ). Depending on initial composition, some constituent particles are cathodic to the matrix, and others are anodic. Some exhibit a changing galvanic effect...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320207
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
...-dimensional network within the eutectic cell. The flakes are shorter and thicker and have rounded edges; they do not act as stress risers. The network results in strong adhesion between the worm-like graphite flakes and the matrix, resulting in superior mechanical properties due to prevention of crack...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060247
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
...% of the worldwide tonnage of casting production. Magnesium and zinc castings are on the order of 1% or less. The dominance of just a few alloys in shape casting is due to the fact that successful and economic shape casting typically involves alloy compositions near a eutectic. 10.1 Basic Metallurgy of Cast Irons...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... to composition, microstructure, and heat treatment. It describes the types of environments where magnesium alloys are most susceptible to SCC and the effect of contributing factors such as temperature, strain rate, and applied and residual stresses. The chapter also discusses crack morphology and what it reveals...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... from as low as 0.3% to ~0.6% for the high-strength compositions and 1.0% for the piston alloys 332.0 and 336.0. The principal alloys of this group requiring low magnesium contents (0.10% maximum) are the die casting compositions 380.0 through 384.0. Both copper and magnesium increase strength...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170100
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... are achieved. malleable iron alloying elements Composition Introduction and Overview Malleable iron is a type of cast iron that has most of its carbon in the form of irregularly shaped graphite particles instead of flakes, as in gray iron, or small graphite spherulites, as in ductile iron...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240509
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... that of some of the competing aluminum casting alloys. This chapter begins with a general overview of magnesium metallurgy and alloy designations and moves on to discuss in detail the nominal compositions, mechanical properties, heat treatment, fabrication, and corrosion protection of magnesium casting alloys...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
.... To produce a pearlitic matrix, therefore, it may be necessary to add higher than usual levels of alloying elements or to make multiple additions of two or three elements. Fig. 4 The effect of copper, nickel, and tin on the type of matrix in the composition range between CG and gray iron of 25 mm (1...
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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
... changing the chemical composition of the surface of a part by such processes as plating, cladding, nitriding, ion implantation, carburizing, and hot dip galvanizing, this book is limited to only those alloying processes that affect the bulk of the material, while surface modification is discussed in other...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060333
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... nonferrous alloys respond to them. It provides information on aluminum, cobalt, copper, magnesium, nickel, and titanium alloys and their composition, microstructure, properties, and processing characteristics. heat treatment aluminum alloys cobalt alloys copper alloys magnesium alloys nickel...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870179
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses the ambient-temperature corrosion characteristics of aluminum metal-matrix composites (MMCs), including composites formed with boron, graphite, silicon carbide, aluminum oxide, and mica. It also discusses the effect of stress-corrosion cracking on graphite...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.9781627083355
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5