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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
... its ore. When the electrolytic reduction of aluminum oxide (Al 2 O 3 ) dissolved in molten cryolite was independently developed by Charles Martin Hall in the United States and Paul T. Héroult in France, the aluminum industry was born. The emergence of three important industrial developments...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... types. The major difference is that the casting alloys used in the greatest volumes contain alloying additions of silicon far in excess of the amounts in most wrought alloys. Silicon is the alloying element that literally makes the commercial viability of the high-volume aluminum casting industry...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2007
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pmsspmp.t52000001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-312-6
... alloys span a variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive, chemical processing, medical, and recreational. Recent progress has also led to the understanding that proper processing and sintering of PM stainless steel are critically important factors in achieving corrosion resistance...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550033
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... is an industrial and consumer metal of great importance. Aluminum and its alloys are used for foil, beverage cans, cooking and food processing utensils, architectural and electrical applications, and structures for boats, aircraft, and other transportation vehicles. As a result of a naturally occurring tenacious...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.smff.t53400129
EISBN: 978-1-62708-316-4
.... , Use of Standardized Copper Cylinders for Determining Load and Energy in Forging Equipment , Journal of Engineering for Industry , Vol 94 , 1972 , p 769 – 774 10.1115/1.3428249 9.15 Tschatsch H. , Metal Forming Practice: Processes—Machines—Tools , Springer , 2006 9.16...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpmpa.t54480353
EISBN: 978-1-62708-318-8
...World demand forecast for titanium mill products Table 15.1 World demand forecast for titanium mill products European Union and North America China Rest of world Total 2012, kt Industrial applications 16 44 27 87 Aerospace 45 5 10 59 Consumer and other 12 4...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... applications, the first to use high-performance continuous-carbon-fiber composites, drove the development of much of the technology now being used by other industries. Both small and large commercial aircraft rely on composites to decrease weight and increase fuel performance, the most striking example being...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260187
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
... industry, there is a standard size of dummy pad and clean-out block with respect to the size of the container bore. An important aspect to keep in mind when making a new dummy pad and respective clean-out block is that it is important to measure the current bore of the container. Normally, a container may...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120295
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
...) 1902 353353    Fax: +44 (0) 1902 403334    e-mail: steve.sproson@alfalaval.com Manufacturers of compact heat exchangers SuperAlloys International Ltd 5 Garamonde Drive Clarendon Industrial Estate Wymbush Milton Keynes MK8 8DF Martin Burnham    Tel: +44 (0) 1908 260707    Fax: +44 (0) 1908 260404...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.jub.t53290137
EISBN: 978-1-62708-306-5
... for their ability to either recreate or retain base metal properties across the joint. These weldability evaluations combine material, process, and procedure aspects to identify combinations that would provide a weld joint with an acceptable set of properties. Solid-state welding processes also have special...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... 2005) Statistics are an important part of a failure investigation. It is in the best interest of a company to keep statistics on failures—including type of failure, material, root cause, and so forth—in a searchable database. Table 1 presents statistics on failure causes in some industry...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550385
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... for improved fatigue resistance and in recent years have expanded into largely composite airframes. Military aircraft applications, the earliest users of high-performance continuous carbon-fiber composites, developed much of the technology now used by other industries. The U.S. Air Force B-2 bomber ( Fig. 8.6...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 April 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.imub.t53720293
EISBN: 978-1-62708-305-8
... to assist the industrial radiographer. These include the computerization of the radiographic standard shooting sketch, which graphically shows areas to be x-rayed and the viewing direction or angle at which the shot is to be taken, and the development of microprocessor controlled x-ray systems capable...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110550
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... begun, there is no way back and limited opportunity to re-measure and recreate fail data. The sample will change form as it is mechanically or FIB (Focus Ion Beam) cross-sectioned, or by other means. At this point, the iterative nature of failure analysis takes over, and deprocessing and further fault...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060407
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... communication between the industrial designers and engineers, as well as materials, manufacturing, and marketing people. For example, industrial designers consider marketing, aesthetics, company image, and style when creating a proposed size and shape for a product. Engineering designers, on the other hand...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870489
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... are combined with a binder to form mat or veil materials. A veil is a thin mat that is used to improve the surface finish of a molded composite. This material form is used extensively for automotive, industrial, recreational, and marine applications, where high-quality Class A exterior surface finishes...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300301
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
... of recreational watercraft and vehicles are made from FRPs, and it is not uncommon for FRP watercraft to be operating for more than 30 years. Small watercraft may wear from abrasion after years of being pulled up on sand beaches, but worn-through gel coats can be easily rebuilt. Skis and surfboards are also...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
.... The current applications are primarily discontinuously reinforced aluminum (DRA)-matrix composites. Ground Transportation/Automotive Thermal Management and Electronic Packaging Aerospace Industrial, Recreational, and Infrastructure Discontinuously reinforced MMCs offer a range of attractive...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610585
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... during solidification and later decomposition of austenite. Nital. Original magnification: 250×. Courtesy of J.R. Kilpatrick. Source: Ref 2 The metal-producing industry attempts to control nonmetallic inclusions, but inclusions cannot be removed with complete assurance. In demanding applications...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780064
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
.... , Van Nostrand Reinhold , 1980 • Berins M.L. , Ed., Plastics Engineering Handbook of the Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc. , 5th ed. , Van Nostrand Reinhold , 1991 10.1007/978-1-4615-7604-4 • Charrier J.-M. , Polymeric Materials and Processing: Plastics, Elastomers...