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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240607
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... composite processing reasonably convenient. Also, aluminum can accommodate a variety of reinforcements. Although much of the early work on aluminum MMCs concentrated on continuous fibers, most of the present work is focused on discontinuously reinforced particle or whisker aluminum composites, also known...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... and stiffness, among other properties, in preferred directions and locations. This chapter discusses the processes and procedures used in the production of fiber-reinforced aluminum and titanium metal-matrix composites. It explains how the length and orientation of reinforcing fibers affect the properties...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870537
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... and slurry casting, liquid metal infiltration, spray deposition, powder metallurgy, extrusion, hot rolling, and forging. The chapter also provides information on continuous-fiber aluminum and titanium composites as well as particle-reinforced titanium and fiber metal (glass aluminum) laminates...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870179
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... to render composite processing reasonably convenient. Also, aluminum can accommodate a variety of reinforcing agents, as will be described below. Structural Characteristics Reinforcements, characterized as either continuous (fiber reinforced) or discontinuous (particle or whisker reinforced), can...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ems.t53730115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-283-9
...) 1.4 (0.20) … β-SiC 430 (62,366) 3.5 (0.51) … Kevlar is a registered tradename of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. Other fiber composites include ceramics reinforced with metal or ceramic fibers. Metals such as aluminum-base alloys may be reinforced with ceramic fibers to increase...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260187
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
... particles reinforced with MMCs are more cost effective and easier to extrude than other types of composites containing short or long ceramic fibers. Dixon ( Ref 22 , 23 ) outlined applications and developments in the extrusion of aluminum-base MMCs. Today, the most cost-effective MMCs are produced...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550569
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... either during fabrication or in service. Even a very small crack can quickly grow to critical size, leading to sudden failure. While reinforcements such as fibers, whiskers, or particles are used to strengthen polymer- and metal-matrix composites, reinforcements in ceramic-matrix composites are used...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870573
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
.... Carbon-carbon (C-C), carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP), ceramic matrix composite (CMC), carbon-silicon carbide (C-SiC), glass-ceramic matrix composite (GCMC), metal matrix composite (MMC), silicon-aluminum-oxygen-nitrogen (SIALON) While reinforcements such as fibers, whiskers, or particles...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.9781627083492
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
..., aluminum, or carbon, depending on the application ( Fig. 1.13a , b ). The high strength-to-weight ratios of these structures are especially attractive to the airplane industry, where stiff, lightweight parts are required. In the airplane industry, composite skin honeycomb structures are used...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... Abstract Transmitted-light methods reveal more details of the morphology of fiber-reinforced polymeric composites than are observable using any other available microscopy techniques. This chapter describes the various aspects relating to the selection and preparation of ultrathin-section...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... particles/aluminum. (e) SCS-6 silicon carbide fiber/titanium. (f) Alumina reinforced with 25% SiC whiskers. (g) Bend strength. (h) Woven SiC/SiC 1.2 Aluminum Alloys Aluminum alloys have many outstanding attributes that lead to a wide range of applications, including: Good...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120131
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
... for protecting titanium aluminides: aluminizing, metal-chromium-aluminum-yttrium overlay coatings and silicides/ceramics. The former two approaches are adaptations of coating technology developed for superalloys while the latter approach is adapted from technology for refractory metal alloys. Protection...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780276
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... Abstract This article briefly reviews abrasive and adhesive wear failure of reinforced polymers and polymer composites, namely particulate-filled polymers, short-fiber-reinforced polymers, polymers with continuous fibers, and mixed reinforcements and fabrics. It includes scanning electron...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hpcspa.t54460185
EISBN: 978-1-62708-285-3
... a conformal layer on the substrate. The wear/erosion coatings produced by cold spraying fall into the following broad categories ( Ref 7.24 , 7.25 , 7.29 , 7.43 – 7.49 ): Spraying of cermets, where CoCr or aluminum is used as the metallic matrix with reinforcement by ceramic particles Cold working...
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 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230163
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... Abstract This chapter discusses the composition, properties, and uses of the most common beryllium alloys and composites. It provides information on beryllium-aluminum, beryllium-copper, and beryllium-titanium as well as beryllium-antimony and beryllium-iron systems. alloying elements...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300301
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
... applications, an 85 to 95A shore polyurethane or UHMWPE is a good starting choice. 11.7 Polymer Composites A polymer composite is a plastic with a continuous reinforcement. Fillers such as chopped glass are used in many plastics, but they are not really composites; they strengthen somewhat...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870489
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... steel, cast aluminum, electroformed nickel, and composites. Cycle times as short as two minutes for large automotive bumpers are typical. Reinforced reaction injection molding (RRIM) is similar to RIM except that short glass fibers are added to one of the resin components. The fibers must be extremely...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140021
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... technologies used with castings, including metallurgical bonding, metal-matrix composites, and hot isostatic pressing. aluminum alloy castings expendable mold gravity-feed casting nonexpendable mold gravity feed casting pressure die casting 3.1 History Aluminum alloy castings were first...