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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1984
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mpp.t67850060
EISBN: 978-1-62708-260-0
... with their causes and cures. It also provides recommendations for handling specific materials and addresses safety concerns. light microscopy metallographic sectioning specimen preparation 2-1 Introduction The preparation steps for light microscopy, often viewed as a tedious, frustrating process...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... treatments and coatings, and health and safety concerns. aluminum-beryllium alloys beryllium corrosion protection forming powder consolidation powder production BERYLLIUM is a metal with an unusual combination of physical and mechanical properties that make it particularly effective...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tt2.t51060239
EISBN: 978-1-62708-355-3
.... It covers the parameters and standards related to low-temperature tensile testing. The chapter discusses the factors involved in controlling test temperature. Finally, the chapter discusses the safety issues concerning the use of cooled methanol, liquid-nitrogen, and liquid helium. ceramics...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 April 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ps.t62440103
EISBN: 978-1-62708-352-2
...Abstract Abstract Materials used in joining, whether solders, fluxes, or atmospheres, are becoming increasingly subjected to restrictions on the grounds of health, safety, and pollution concerns. These regulations can limit the choice of materials and processes that are deemed acceptable...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hpcspa.t54460107
EISBN: 978-1-62708-285-3
... and distribute liquid nitrogen typically design, install, own, and maintain these systems as part of a supply contract with the customer. Gas safety is an important issue. The primary safety concern with gaseous nitrogen or helium is that they are asphyxiants, able to displace the normal oxygen levels in air...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pnfn.t65900039
EISBN: 978-1-62708-350-8
... an afterburner system or scrubber or both on the exhaust line so that the ammonia is decomposed before being dispersed into the atmosphere. Ensure that everyone concerned with the nitriding process knows where the main safety shutoff valve is located. Ensure that the safety shutoff valve is in position...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060407
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
...) as their Standard No. 101, sets forth detailed requirements for safety as it relates to buildings. Architects and anyone else concerned with the design of buildings and structures must be familiar with the many No. 101 requirements. In addition to the Life Safety Code, NFPA publishes hundreds of other standards...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110032
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
.... Safety concerns which, while primarily governed by national or local government regulations and laws, are also highly affected by specific corporate policies. The population of the lab is driven by the organizational structure, the workload, cost constraints, cycle time experience and requirements...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030360
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... by a competent inspector, supported by one or two appropriate NDE techniques. The primary concern when employing internal invasive inspection is ensuring the safety of the inspector by ensuring a nontoxic-atmosphere in the confined space. Nonetheless, invasive inspection is still widely used...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... of that component or equipment. Historic failures and their impact on life-assessment concerns Table 1 Historic failures and their impact on life-assessment concerns Failure Year Reason for failure Life-assessment developments Titanic 1912 Ship hits iceberg and watertight compartments...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200083
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... safety and/or economic consequences of failure will dictate a more conservative design and influence tradeoffs with other design parameters such as component size and shape, material selection, and cost. Design Constraints The performance objectives of a component may constrain the design in terms...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200048
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
..., employ low safety factors and secure lightweight parts with the weight distributed exactly where needed. This is illustrated in the single-piece brake beam casting shown in Figure 3-20 . The brake beam is another steel casting which has reduced dead weight on the railroads. Fig. 3-20 Single unit...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... to belt-edge separation at high mileage.” Nevertheless, Firestone made more than 23 million such radials over the next five years, and insisted the tire had no safety defects. In 1972, Robertson had expressed concern about Firestone’s relationship with automakers that installed equivalent tires (made...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.dmlahtc.t60490001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-340-9
... 400 to 800 0.1 to 10 15 to 1500 The selection of materials of construction has always been a major concern in the petroleum industry. In the past, the concern has been based largely on safety and economic incentives, which dictate against unexpected equipment failures that could result...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230499
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
...Abstract Abstract Beryllium-related lung diseases were first reported in the 1930s, several years after the emergence of beryllium metals in manufactured products. Since then, there have been numerous studies around the world and continued refinement of recommendations and safety standards...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpmpa.t54480161
EISBN: 978-1-62708-318-8
... is used in the United Kingdom as a coolant instead of water, in part because of safety concerns. Major advancements in automatic electronic controls provide near-optimum, reproducible conditions throughout the melt cycle. Direct benefits include better surfaces and internal quality of ingots, improved...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ssde.t52310201
EISBN: 978-1-62708-286-0
.... The chapter ends with a section on some of the practices to ensure safety and weld quality. welding stainless steel weld quality NEARLY ALL WELDING of stainless steel is done by end users or processors. Like thermal processing, it is complex in theory and practice. This chapter gives a basis...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pnfn.t65900053
EISBN: 978-1-62708-350-8
... of the nitriding salt bath. The chapter explains the procedures for maintenance of the salt bath and related equipment. It also discusses safety precautions and design parameters for furnace equipment. furnace equipment maintenance safety precautions salt bath nitriding sodium carbonate sodium cyanate...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300363
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
... Melting of safety glass (not plastic) by hot particles from metal grinding. 100× optical magnification Fig. 13.3 Cartilage wear-through Fig. 13.4 Total hip replacement Fig. 13.5 Components in a modern total hip replacement. UHMWPE, ultrahigh-molecular-weight polyethylene...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870489
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... such as aircraft systems, where safety is paramount. Such an extensive test program should not be required for many applications in which unexpected product failure would not result in injury or death. Design allowables are statistically determined material property values derived from test data generated...