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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180151
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... Abstract This appendix focuses on procedures, techniques, and precautions associated with the investigation and analysis of metallurgical failures that occur in service. It describes the steps of an orderly failure analysis from collecting and examining samples to performing mechanical and...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mgppis.t60400087
EISBN: 978-1-62708-258-7
..., corrosive, and explosive chemicals, as well as moving machinery, certain precautions are necessary to protect both the metallographer and the equipment. Some of the important safety issues are briefly mentioned subsequently. In the specimen preparation area, safety glasses must be worn for eye...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1984
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mpp.t67850060
EISBN: 978-1-62708-260-0
... even explosive. Therefore, before attempting to prepare these solutions, the comments that appear later in this chapter on safety precautions should be read and understood. When in doubt, a chemist or the references listed should be consulted for guidance. Variables that influence electropolishing...
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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
... beryllium is commonly formed Facilities for preheating and controlling 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...
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...
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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
... 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 for...
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 September 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fahtsc.t51130001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-284-6
... Abstract A systematic procedure for minimizing risks involved in heat treated steel components requires a combination of metallurgical failure analysis and fitness for service with respect to safety and reliability based on risk analysis. This chapter begins with an overview of heat treat...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.msisep.t59220039
EISBN: 978-1-62708-259-4
.... 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. Safety precautions are of paramount importance when dealing with etchants. As mentioned before, it is not the objective of...
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 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910475
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... 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 (120 °F...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230199
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... beryllium has not been found to offer much difficulty, with the exception of the important issues of dealing with the toxicity of the dust that develops during cutting, grinding, and polishing. All these procedures should be carried out under a hood, and the necessary safety precautions in handling...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.msisep.t59220069
EISBN: 978-1-62708-259-4
.... Handling samples in desiccators should be done only with clean and dry hands. 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 and its constituents. Finally, one must evaluate...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpmpa.t54480161
EISBN: 978-1-62708-318-8
... ingots of alloys sensitive to thermal cracking (for example, the intermetallic titanium aluminides) should 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...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120085
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
... semifinished products. Although these abrasives are more expensive, they produce the finer finish that is required in final processing or service. Adequate safety precautions must be observed to avoid inhalation of fine sand particles. Air circulating and dust collecting systems must be cleaned frequently...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mgppis.t60400169
EISBN: 978-1-62708-258-7
... distinguishable from the oxide scale. The effect of the dye can be enhanced by using polarized or darkfield illumination in the microscope. It is always advisable to use a fume hood to exhaust the organic vapors from mounting compounds. Always read the safety precautions provided by the vendor and the MSDS...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030235
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... and/or recommended working 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...
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 for...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870161
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... usually painted to avoid galvanic corrosion. However, as an additional safety precaution in some cases, the weld area is metallized with another aluminum alloy to prevent galvanic corrosion if a void occurs in the paint coating. Most unprotected aluminum-base filler alloy combinations are very...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpmpa.t54480293
EISBN: 978-1-62708-318-8
... viewpoint, no adverse physiological reaction from titanium has been reported. However, barium compounds such as barium hydroxide used in cutting fluids can be hazardous to personnel unless suitable precautions are taken to protect machine operations. Barium compounds can cause acute and chronic toxicity if...