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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300163
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
.... Plumbing valves and marine applications are other impressive technological applications of copper alloys. Valves have to turn after sitting idle for months or years (and they do). Ship propellers need to resist cavitation damage as do propellers on recreational boats. Copper alloys are one...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... like metals or rot like wood. Hulls of boats ranging from small fishing boats to large racing yachts ( Fig. 1.29 ) are routinely made of glass fibers and polyester or vinyl ester resins. Masts are frequently fabricated from carbon fiber composites. Fiberglass filament-wound SCUBA tanks are another...
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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
..., cylinders and pistons, fasteners, machine parts, ordnance, recreation equipment, screws and rivets 2219 Structural uses at high temperature (to 315 °C, or 600 °F). High-strength weldments 3003 Most popular general-purpose alloy. Stronger than 1100 with same good formability and weldability...
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 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpmpa.t54480353
EISBN: 978-1-62708-318-8
... environments. For example, downhole oil and geothermal well production tubules and logging tools are made of titanium alloys, based on these property combinations. In marine service, pleasure boat components, naval surface ships, and submarine cooling-water systems are growing markets for titanium, driven...
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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 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
..., used in boat hulls, gangplanks, and other products exposed to marine environments 6 xxx: Alloys in which magnesium and silicon are the principal alloying elements, commonly used for architectural extrusions and automotive components 7 xxx: Alloys in which zinc is the principal alloying element...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550385
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... are fiberglass/polyurethane made by liquid or compression molding and fiberglass/polyester made by compression molding. Recreational vehicles have long used glass fibers, mostly for its durability and weight savings over metal. The product form is typically fiberglass sheet molding compound made by compression...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780064
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... is an important process for making boats, bathroom enclosures, truck parts, and low-volume recreational vehicles. Injection molding is an alternative to compression molding when using powder and bulk molding compound (BMC), which is equivalent to SMC. Shrinkage occurs because the plastic melt volume...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.9781627083232
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2