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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240597
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
...Abstract Abstract This chapter discusses the compositions, properties, and applications of nonferrous metals, including zirconium, hafnium, beryllium, lead, tin, gold, silver, and platinum group metals. It also addresses fusible alloys and provides melting temperatures for several compositions...
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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
... grain growth recrystallization nonferrous metals METALS ARE EASILY recognized by their luster. They are characterized by their high electrical and thermal conductivities. These properties can be understood in terms of the nature of metallic bonding. In metals, positively charged atoms...
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 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1984
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mpp.t67850536
EISBN: 978-1-62708-260-0
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 April 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.imub.t53720365
EISBN: 978-1-62708-305-8
...×. Source: Ref 1 Abstract Abstract In forgings of both ferrous and nonferrous metals, the flaws that most often occur are caused by conditions that exist in the ingot, by subsequent hot working of the ingot or the billet, and by hot or cold working during forging. The inspection methods most...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pdub.t53420289
EISBN: 978-1-62708-310-2
...Abstract Abstract This chapter discusses the use of phase diagrams in alloy design, processing, and performance assessment. The examples cover both ferrous and nonferrous metals and a variety of goals and objectives. The chapter also identifies limitations and pitfalls associated with the use...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.phtbp.t59310351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-326-3
...Examples of nonferrous metals and alloys with athermal (quench-induced) or stress-induced martensite Table 2 Examples of nonferrous metals and alloys with athermal (quench-induced) or stress-induced martensite Metal or alloy system Composition range for transformation, wt% Change...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060085
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
.... It describes the design and operation of melting furnaces as well as melting practices and the role of fluxing. It also discusses casting methods, nonferrous casting alloys, and atomization processes used to make metal powders. atomization foundry casting melting furnaces nonferrous casting alloys...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pht2.t51440231
EISBN: 978-1-62708-262-4
... , American Society for Metals , 1982 3. Heat Treater’s Guide: Practices and Procedures for Nonferrous Alloys , ASM International , 1996 4. Baker H. , Introduction to Alloy Phase Diagrams , Alloy Phase Diagrams , Vol 3 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 1992 , p 1-1 to 1-29...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ems.t53730149
EISBN: 978-1-62708-283-9
... and copper are the exceptions, and there is concern in the steel industry about the gradual buildup of these tramp elements in steel. Recycling of nonferrous metals involves two types of scrap. One is the offal , or waste, from a manufacturing plant. It consists of trimmings from sheets, parts...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120283
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
... of the alloys listed in this index, the reader may find it useful to consult such publications as the Worldwide Guide to Equivalent Nonferrous Metals and Alloys , 3rd edition, ASM, 1995 and Woldman’s Engineering Alloys , 9th edition, ASM, 2000. titanium alloys ...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1988
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.eihdca.t65220001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-341-6
..., and induction heating, to occur. Problems of this type were most severe in melting of nonferrous metals. Ring melting furnaces were all but superseded in the early 1900’s by the work of Northrup, who designed and built equipment consisting of a cylindrical crucible and a high-frequency spark-gap power...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pht2.t51440001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-262-4
...: Practices and Procedures for Nonferrous Alloys , ASM International , 1996 It is difficult to imagine how our lives would be changed if the properties of metals could not be altered in a variety of ways through the use of heat treatment. With those benefits derived from heat treating, many...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pht2.t51440055
EISBN: 978-1-62708-262-4
... of applications, including clean (even bright) annealing and clean hardening of steel, as well as some nonferrous metals. They are not well suited to processing high-carbon steels, unless the workpieces are subjected to stock removal in finishing, because exothermic atmospheres decarburize high-carbon steels...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.piht2.t55050245
EISBN: 978-1-62708-311-9
... Convolution cracks nonferrous x-radiography Extensively used Heat-affected zone cracking Magnetic particle inspection Ferromagnetic metals only; demagnetization may be difficult; must avoid electric arc from prods Liquid penetrant inspection Nonferrous welds; depends on surface processing Heat...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060333
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
...-26.8 Ru Zn-22 Al Zn-47 Mg Zn-43.8 Ni Zr-4.5 Ag Zr-1.7 Cr (a) Eutectoid compositions are in weight percent. Source: Ref 14.1 In addition, martensitic transformations serve as the principal hardening mechanism in some nonferrous metals and alloys. The nonferrous...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1988
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.eihdca.t65220315
EISBN: 978-1-62708-341-6
... not in use. The bottom-line operating-cost difference of $300,000 per year suggests a reasonable payback period for the induction system, whose estimated initial investment cost was $600,000. Cost data for forging/extrusion of nonferrous metals are not as abundant as those available for steel. In one...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfub.t53740325
EISBN: 978-1-62708-308-9
... is used for lapping soft steels or nonferrous metals. Diamond and natural abrasives are also sometimes used. Surface finishes in the range of 0.40 to 0.05 μm (16 to 2 μin.) R a are produced by lapping. Electropolishing is a nonabrasive electrochemical process for removing metal. Etching, deburring...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ems.t53730069
EISBN: 978-1-62708-283-9
... WHILE THE LAST CHAPTER dealt with nonferrous metals, this chapter focuses on the other main category of metals: ferrous metals, or those containing iron. Iron is the most versatile of all metals. It is inexpensive and can be made very hard or relatively soft and ductile depending on carbon content...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... happenings taking place inside all solid metals and alloys—ferrous and nonferrous alike—while they are at rest (in equilibrium), at room temperature, or in the process of change during heating, cooling, deformation, or enviromental exposure. These underlying fundamentals of metallurgy are introduced in more...