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Published: 01 December 1995
Fig. 2-10 Pedestal casting for rail transportation of container car. Weight 63 lb (28 kg) More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ssde.t52310225
EISBN: 978-1-62708-286-0
... 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. stainless steel automotive exhaust systems automotive...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340303
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... by coal transportation. In Europe, there is little or no train transportation of coal. In China, there is extensive use of rail transportation for coal, but the percentage of aluminum cars is low. Railroad cars designed to haul coal are typically one of two types: gondola ( Fig. 13.5a ) or open-top...
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Published: 01 December 2006
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 of the overhead conveyor of an assembly line (Alusuisse, Cie Francais des Convoyeurs) and (b) part of a transport line More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250013
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... to Hollidaysburg at the foot of the Alleghenies. A series of inclined planes and rail lines carried it over the 37-mile mountain range down to Johnstown. From there it followed the Conemaugh River to the Allegheny River and then to Pittsburgh and the Ohio River. Philadelphia finally had a transportation system...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790229
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
... for Railway Transportation Excellence, the U.S. Federal Railway Administration, Amtrak, and the Watford Group of European Architects and Designers. Hoather, of VIA Rail, said the cars could probably be used for another 40 years, assuming two or three interior redecorations, but officially, the program...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340413
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... to a concrete base or connected to a light metal frame that can be moved as needed ALUMINUM, in the same way that it helped transform architecture and household life, its replacement of other metals created more efficient durable products for the power grid and transportation infrastructure. The impact...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
... that should not be undervalued for aluminum designs subjected to impact loads, for example, in rail or road transport vehicles. 2.2.2.1 Transport Construction Rolling Stock Efficient low-weight rolling stock has always been of interest to railway operators. Low weights provide higher load capacities...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.spsp2.t54410315
EISBN: 978-1-62708-265-5
..., ASTM , 1978 , p 7 – 20 10.1520/STP27101S 15.8 Steele R.K. , “ A Perspective Review of Rail Behavior at the Facility for Accelerated Service Testing ,” Report FRA/TTC-81/07, Department U.S. of Transportation , Federal Railroad Administration , Washington, D.C. , 1981 15.9...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790171
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
... was not interested in designing and building an elevator for the arch, but Saarinen finally found Richard Bowser, a one-time high school dropout, who had designed some elevators for parking garages. Within two weeks, Bowser submitted a design for trams that would ride up rails on the inside of the two legs...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ceeg.t59370013
EISBN: 978-1-62708-447-5
... are laid inline to use the same road and rail track for delivery. For the layout shown in Fig. 1.7 in Chapter 1 , the rail track is used for the delivery of charge materials, while a separate access road is provided for sand and other materials. The schematic shows the layout for raw material transport...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
... of stainless steel can be found in the transportation industry, where both the cutlery martensitic and the chromium-nickel austenitic stainless steels have been used. This chapter provides a detailed discussion on these applications. chromium-nickel austenitic stainless steel martensitic stainless steel...
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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
... to walking-beam feed mechanisms which totally eliminate problems of buckling and sticking together of parts. Other advantages of the walking-beam method include reduced maintenance and wear of the coil refractory lining and individual support/guide rails. However, it has two basic drawbacks. First...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hpcspa.t54460227
EISBN: 978-1-62708-285-3
... as-deposited and machined state. Courtesy of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology LAU-128 Missile Rail The LAU-128 is a guided missile launcher commonly used on fighter aircraft; it mounts to a standard rail launcher. The launchers are attached to each of the aircraft underwing pylons...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ceeg.t59370021
EISBN: 978-1-62708-447-5
... to the cooling section and on to the shakeout stations. Different types of conveyors are used to transport the molds through molding, pouring, cooling, and shakeout. The most common mold conveyors are: Roller conveyors Guide rail conveyors Multilevel mold conveyors Walking beam mold conveyors...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320003
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
... metal is tapped into ladle cars on rails. This is transported to the pig casting house for casting into ingots called pigs . Molten metal tapped into ladle cars for further processing to steel is transported to converters. The pig iron that is produced has a composition of high carbon, sulfur...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790123
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
..., president of the Michelin et Cie, the French tire company, was on the night train from Marseilles to Paris and was kept awake half the night by the clickety-clack of the steel wheels against the steel rails. Michelin asked himself, “Why couldn’t we put pneumatic tires on trains?” He had a wheel designed...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
... and consumption for the transportation sector for 1970 to 2035. The chart clearly shows that the automotive industry, which produces cars, light trucks, and heavy trucks, consumes the highest percentage of petroleum in relation to other industries such as air, rail, and marine. The chart also shows...
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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 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... in switching. Fig. 2-9 Car retarder for switching freight cars. All major parts are steel castings. Each rail runs through the center of two retarder bars. Steel castings are used in other rail transportation systems such as subway and transit cars, or in securing of equipment shipped...