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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.spsp2.t54410315
EISBN: 978-1-62708-265-5
...Abstract Abstract This chapter describes the mechanical properties of fully pearlitic microstructures and their suitability for wire and rail applications. It begins by describing the ever-increasing demands placed on rail steels and the manufacturing methods that have been developed...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.msisep.t59220519
EISBN: 978-1-62708-259-4
... and/or measurement techniques. It provides information on many types of engineering steel, including medium and high-carbon steels used in rail applications. It also examines the effect of nickel-phosphorus coatings on stainless steel and phosphate coatings used to reduce friction during thread rolling and other...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ssde.t52310225
EISBN: 978-1-62708-286-0
...: Ref 2 Abstract Abstract This chapter is a detailed account of the applications of stainless steel in automotive and transport systems. The discussion covers exhaust systems, structural components, automotive components, trucks, and rail transport. References References 1...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250219
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
...Abstract Abstract This chapter discusses the rise of steel minimills in the late 1960s through the leadership of F. Kenneth Iverson and Gerald Heffernan. The discussion covers the development of processes for flat products, flanged beams, and railroad rails. The chapter also covers the growth...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... and the classifications, designations, and grades of available product forms. It also explains how aluminum alloys are used in aerospace, automotive, rail, and marine applications as well as in building and construction, electrical products, manufacturing equipment, packaging, and consumer durables such as appliances...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250013
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... Lion, was actually used in a trial run and had the honor of being the first steam locomotive operated in the United States. However, at eight tons in weight, it was obvious on its first and only run that it was too heavy for the light rails and bridges. It was never used again, and years later...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030023
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... induced electrical current. Examples of this situation are commonly observed in rail transit systems, pipeline systems, and electric distribution systems ( Ref 1 – 3 ). Detailed technical presentations of stray current corrosion can be found in the literature ( Ref 4 – 6 ). Stray currents...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250025
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... businessmen, went bankrupt. Kelly moved his experimental operations to the Cambria Iron Company in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, the company where Daniel Morrell and John Fritz were laboring to develop the three-high mill to roll wrought iron into rails. He sold a controlling interest in his patented process...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hpcspa.t54460227
EISBN: 978-1-62708-285-3
... Fretting Damage on an A357 Transmission Housing B-1 Forward Equipment Bay Panel TD-63 Hydraulic Actuator Body Al-2024 and Al-7075 Aircraft Components B-1 Nose Landing Gear False Axle LAU-128 Missile Rail Aging Aircraft Hinge Fitting Magnesium alloys have been developed that have good...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... test Fig. 13.11 Typical notched tension/compression test Fig. 13.8 Two-rail shear test Fig. 13.9 Iosipescu shear test Fig. 13.10 Interlaminar shear test Fig. 13.12 Double shear bolt bearing test Fig. 13.13 Single shear bearing test Fig...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
... for the manufacture of stairs and landing ramps. The bottom large profile had a width of 600 mm and a height of 28 mm. Source: Alusuisse Fig. 2.73 Application of extruded sections in AlMgSi0.5 for transport systems in production applications and warehouses. (a) A multicore hollow section for the rail...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.jub.t53290079
EISBN: 978-1-62708-306-5
... (5600 °F). The most common application of the process is the welding of rail sections into continuous lengths ( Fig. 4.15 ). It is an effective way to minimize the number of bolted joints in the track structure. The thermit welding of rails, including a short preheat, involves these basic operations...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110613
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
.... Stuck-at-fault testing (SAF) uses a test abstraction that assumes all failures behave as one of the signal nodes is clamped to either the power or ground rail. SAF patterns apply voltages that represent Boolean logic patterns. A correct response for each pattern is stored in the tester...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250187
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... 20,000. The steel plant housed eight blast furnaces, 47 open-hearth furnaces, hundreds of coke ovens, and rolling mills to produce railroad rails, axles, and bars. Later, sheet and plate mills were installed for the new auto and home appliance industries. As Brian Apelt reported in The Corporation...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mgppis.t60400001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-258-7
... system was devised by ASTM. This system is not based on composition but on the steel product and application, for example, railroad rails, boiler tubes, plate, and bolts. ASTM has devised a system of specifications that contain composition, mechanical properties, and other required characteristics...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mgppis.t60400087
EISBN: 978-1-62708-258-7
...) and hard cementite (iron carbide). This microstructure is mostly unresolved at these magnifications. For example, the microstructural details of fine pearlite in a sample of rail steel (AISI/SAE 1080), taken on a light microscope, are shown in Fig. 4.5 . One can see evidence of discrete pearlite colonies...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1988
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.eihdca.t65220253
EISBN: 978-1-62708-341-6
... including three arms, 90° wrists, and gripper rotation. From M. R. Farber and G. P. Welch, Industrial Heating , Vol 53, No. 7, July, 1986, p 24 ( Ref 10 ) Fig. 10.9 Cross sections of common induction coil-guide rail arrangements used in bar and billet handling. S-Induction coil. R-Refractory...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.spsp2.t54410009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-265-5
... by Abraham Darby III, 1778 to 1780, at Coalbrookdale, England ( Fig. 2.1 ) ( Ref 2.12 ). Although it was soon shown to be inferior to steels, prior to the mid-nineteenth century all iron-based structures, and especially rail, were made from cast iron. Fig. 2.1 The iron bridge at Coalbrookdale, England...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700159
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
... performance and reduce cost are: Off-shore platforms: structures and plates for decking Bridges: structure, railing, and deck plates Military: lighter tanks, armored vehicles, submarines, aircraft carriers Ship building: bigger ships and supertankers Aerospace: high strength...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240349
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... product-user groups in the United States have developed their own specifications: the American Bureau of Ships for ship plate and other marine products, Aerospace Materials Specifications for aerospace applications, the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association for rail and rail...