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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pnfn.t65900039
EISBN: 978-1-62708-350-8
... and design. It also covers the processes involved in the construction and maintenance of retorts, methods for sealing a retort to prevent ammonia leaks, and safety precautions to be taken while using ammonia. Further, the chapter provides information on the factors for choosing a heating medium and discusses...
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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
... 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 titration...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pnfn.t65900167
EISBN: 978-1-62708-350-8
..., completing the procedure once again. Safety Precautions Here are some practices that will contribute to the safe preparation of specimens. The list is not exhaustive. Obviously, care must be taken when machining samples. Preparing Etchant When preparing an etchant, the operator or technician...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pnfn.t65900219
EISBN: 978-1-62708-350-8
... nitrocarburizing process involves a combustible atmosphere that is explosive when operated below the self-ignition temperature, safety precautions must be rigorously enforced. It is mandatory that all safety purge systems are in place and fully operable and that the correct purge sequencing has occurred before...
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 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. This chapter...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tt2.t51060239
EISBN: 978-1-62708-355-3
... 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 mechanical properties...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mgppis.t60400087
EISBN: 978-1-62708-258-7
... and a metallographer working alone at a small iron foundry. The three basic areas in all metallography laboratories are discussed: the specimen preparation area, the polishing/etching area, and the observation/micrography area. Important safety issues in a metallographic laboratory are also considered. heat...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.msisep.t59220039
EISBN: 978-1-62708-259-4
... be performed. Etching is important to show other heterogeneities or features of the structure, as well as the relationship between the features that can be observed before and after etching. 4.1.3 Surface Etching Safety precautions are of paramount importance when dealing with etchants. As mentioned...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
..., failure analysis helps considerably in improving the reliability and safety of machinery and structural hardware that form the heart of modern industries. In the last few decades, systematic failure investigations carried out on several failed components have generated a fund of useful information...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910475
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... and international standards for inspection exist. Mostly penetration is normal to surface, thus cracks parallel to the surface not easy to detect. Radiation safety precautions must be observed. Specialized equipment and storage facilities (for γ-ray sources) required. Upper temperature limit for use is about 50 °C...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320323
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
.... 14.6 Product Quality Control Specifications are a statement of product requirements to ensure fitness for performance and a targeted life including a safety factor. The products are tested to: Ensure that the process can produce a product of targeted quality Confirm that the product meets...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030235
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... practices. Whether the necessary action will be taken is affected by financial, technical, safety, social, and/or political issues ( Ref 37 ). To prevent corrosion/degradation, the designer can: Avoid obvious design weaknesses (see subsequent examples) Use more reliable materials, even...
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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
... 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 for understanding...
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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
... the temperature of dies and workpieces In some applications, facilities for stress relieving the work at 705 to 790 °C (1300 to 1450 °F) Special lubrication Safety precautions when grit blasting are required for cleaning after forming. The formability of beryllium is low compared with that of most...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410215
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... Abstract This chapter discusses various factors pertinent to the applications of low-pressure permanent mold casting process, namely decorative automotive wheels, critical safety structural components, and chassis components. low-pressure permanent mold castings decorative automotive...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.msisep.t59220069
EISBN: 978-1-62708-259-4
... of nonmetallic inclusions, this is not observed because they are in the same plane as the metallographic section. Etching the Surface The first step in etching is deciding which etchant should be used. Then one should become familiar with all safety precautions related to using and discarding the reagent...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1983
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mlt.t62860343
EISBN: 978-1-62708-348-5
... embrittlement must be considered. Hydrogen embrittlement is discussed briefly in § 10.4 . Although safety is the principal motivation for studying the compatibility of materials, material incompatibility is only one of many hazards associated with cryogenic fluids. The reader interested in a fuller account...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpmpa.t54480161
EISBN: 978-1-62708-318-8
... be removed from furnaces while hot and cooled slowly (e.g., in vermiculite) to avoid surface cracking and poor workability. Safety precautions should be taken when handling hot ingots and on opening hot furnaces. Fine deposits of magnesium, sodium, and titanium in the furnaces and on ingots can ignite...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030338
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... failures and the role that external corrosion plays in these failures, it is apparent that proper corrosion control can have a major impact on the safety, environmental preservation, and the economics of pipeline operation. The vast majority of underground pipelines are made of carbon steel, based...