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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fdsm.t69870267
EISBN: 978-1-62708-344-7
... Abstract This chapter is largely a compendium of best practices and procedures for minimizing the effects of fatigue. It explains how to make products more resistant to fatigue by choosing the right materials and manufacturing processes, avoiding geometries and features that concentrate strains...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270003
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses the importance of failure analysis and the role it plays in a society driven by technological advancement. It explains why failure rates are highest in the early and later stages of the life of any product and shows the extent to which failure rates increase when...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... product designers and casting engineers. Although each of these disciplines contributes individual expertise to the team, they share critical common goals. Figure 2.1 summarizes the expertise of each discipline and their common goals. Together, they strive to achieve common objectives...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610303
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
.... The chapter describes some of methods used to determine maximum permissible crack size and predict growth rates. It explains how the information can then be used to control fractures through periodic inspection, fail-safe features, mandated retirement, and proof testing. It presents a number of fracture...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270053
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... about its performance. The second aspect of the contract that is implied is that the product should be reasonably safe. Failure to perform its intended function satisfactorily and safely constitutes a breach of warranty and, hence, liability. In courts of law, product liability is extended not only...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780157
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... would occur below it (and 75% of the values would occur above it). In both situations, the failure analysis team could safely conclude that these values probably occurred as the result of randomness about the mean. However, if the failure analysis team had a resistor with a resistance of 62 Ω...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870075
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... to aluminum and corrodes preferentially, giving protection to aluminum. Magnesium is similarly protective, although in severe marine environments it causes cathodic corrosion of aluminum because of an alkaline condition produced on the aluminum surface. Cadmium is neutral to aluminum and can safely be used...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170520
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
..., and therefore is also restricted to the maximum safe limit of 0.003%. Wrought Zinc and Zinc Alloys Zinc, in pure form or with small alloying additions, is used in three main types of wrought products: flat-rolled products, wire-drawn products, and extruded and forged products. Wrought zinc is readily machined...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410021
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... distinctive attributes that fit a product application. Alloys offer varied mechanical properties with unique capability for heat treatment and the ability to perform in certain environments. Casting processes have evolved progressively over the years to meet the ever-increasing demands of the industry...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ceeg.t59370001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-447-5
... Abstract Planning and laying out casting facilities involve a number of vital factors, such as available infrastructure, selection of suitable sites, orientation of operations and process flow, markets and products, operating parameters, and targeted hourly output and annual capacity...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1988
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.eihdca.t65220001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-341-6
... induction heating during some stage of their production is very large and rapidly expanding. Induction heating applications and typical products Table 1.1 Induction heating applications and typical products Preheating prior to metalworking Heat treating Welding Melting Forging...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2024
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.phtpp.t59380185
EISBN: 978-1-62708-456-7
... your hand off the button and the door will continue to open. The “Safe Limits” light will come on as soon as door is fully open. 7. The furnace will then purge for about 120 seconds, and the “Purge Complete” light will come on. 8. Set the “Burner Switch” to the “On” position. The “Pilot On” light...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340019
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... Abstract This chapter describes the process steps in the production of smelter grade aluminum, the environmental issues with aluminum production, and the importance of recycling. It also provides a discussion on the refining, or Bayer, process and the smelting, or Hall-Héroult, process...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... Abstract This chapter provides a brief review of industry’s battle with fatigue and fracture and what has been learned about the underlying failure mechanisms and their effect on product lifetime and service. It recounts some of the tragic events that led to the discovery of fatigue and brittle...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cmp.t66770001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-337-9
... in the product to obtain a high power-to-weight ratio and durability. An indication of the advantages of case hardening, compared with through hardening, is shown in the torque-speed plots of Fig. 1 ( Ref 2 ). Here, the safe operating zone for case-hardened gear sets is much greater than it is for through...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ssde.t52310265
EISBN: 978-1-62708-286-0
... a model of rapid technology transfer and innovation. Beginning in 1988, duplex stainless steels first went into production in kraft digesters, and there has been no turning back in the replacement of austenitic stainless steels by duplex. So, a discussion of the materials selection for the pulp-and-paper...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... Design defect (Legal) Less safe than expected by the ordinary consumer Excessive preventable danger Marketing defect (Legal): Failure to warn or inadequate warning of hazard and risk involved with use of a product Legal definitions may vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
.... Source: Ref 1.1 IT IS AMAZING when you think about it: The metal that keeps your food fresh can power your car, haul gasoline safely, or carry 300 passengers from New York to London. Aluminum, in its brief, less than 150-year history, has become second only to steel in the tonnage produced...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260055
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
... guide for the billet container allows the convenient use of a fixed dummy block. The press platen of a modern press is designed in such a way that it can support even extremely large tools to safely and reliably manufacture large and wide sections with minimum tolerances of the extruded product...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030349
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
.... These upsets lead to water accumulation in some parts of the pipeline downstream of the separators and can cause water condensation due to pressure and temperature changes along the length of the pipeline. Corrosion severely affects pipeline operations, leading to lost production, unscheduled downtime...