1-20 of 231 Search Results for

shipping containers

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ssde.t52310243
EISBN: 978-1-62708-286-0
... Abstract This chapter reviews the major marine applications of stainless steels, including the desalination equipment, shipping containers, and heat exchangers that handle seawater. stainless steels desalination equipment shipping containers heat exchangers Summary AS RECENTLY...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180127
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... for the material? What is the probability of detection (POD) of the inspection procedure? A POD provides an indication as to how often the inspection procedure will find the defect level specified. The POD indicates how much hardware is being shipped that may not meet the defect level and could fail later. Most...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pnfn.t65900193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-350-8
... to see how the furnace is dismantled. Photographically document the critical assembly areas using a camera or video recorder. Project training can then be broken down into: What type of crating or container will be used? After loading is complete, a visual inspection should be carried out...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300163
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
... such as oxides which are the stable forms in nature. Most copper today comes from rocks that contain maybe only 5% copper, but copper did exist in mass form intertwined with rocks. Early mining in the United States involved smashing rock intertwined with metallic copper and picking out the metallic portion. Some...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270053
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... hired the services of a consulting firm, which presented a report stating that it was its opinion that at the time of the accident, the headlight of the motorcycle was not switched on and hence the motorcyclist was at fault. The report of the consulting firm in this case contained only photographs...
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...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.uhcf3.t53630081
EISBN: 978-1-62708-270-9
... that softer, weaker metals usually exhibit ductile behavior. Gray cast iron is an exception. This metal is brittle because it contains a very large number of internal graphite flakes, which act as internal stress concentrations and limit the ability of the metal to flow or deform, which is necessary...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... in 1898 [ Lebeau 1898 , 1899 ]. Lebeau selected an electrolyte containing the double salts 2NaF · BeF 2 and NaF · BeF 2 . The electrolyte was contained in a nickel crucible that also served as the cathode. A carbon plate or rod was used as the anode. After melting by means of a Bunsen burner...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700159
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
..., which is an important market for AHSS, other industries and potential applications include ship building, aircraft, appliances, and civil and military structures. In this book, the focus is on the automotive applications of AHSS. The automotive industry is benefiting from the unique properties of AHSS...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
..., strip, and solid sections as well as tubes and hollow sections. The high mean compressive stresses in the deformation zone of the container enable materials to be worked that cannot be processed into semifinished products by other hot-working processes, for example rolling, because of their limited...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... “unsinkable.” Imagine that you are the chief engineer and designer of the Titanic , aboard to provide any technical expertise the captain may require. As the technical expert you know that the Titanic is operating in shipping lanes known to have icebergs and that April is one of the worst months...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... of the corrosive environment, the corrosion characteristics of various metals and materials systems, and the subsequent corrosion response. It should be noted that the corrosion literature contains a wealth of laboratory and service data on material/environmental combinations. In addition, ASM International...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
... of the various metallic elements that are used in the various alloys of stainless steel and discusses numerous experiments conducted during the 19th century with iron-base alloys containing chromium and carbon. Thum’s classic work eventually had almost everyone in the industry calling all of these high...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910407
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... in concrete). The method has been used for more than 175 years and is applicable to virtually all metals, although it is primarily used for steel. Common applications include protection from soil corrosion (e.g., underground pipelines) and marine corrosion (pipelines, ship hulls, and offshore drilling...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030023
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... several wells are being protected using a centrally located rectifier and ground bed, the path of lowest resistance is usually to the nearest well, down the well casing until a low-resistant formation containing salt water is encountered. The current then travels through the salt-water formation...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250013
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
...,” ( Ref 1 ). These plantations (up to 30,000 acres) usually contained a large mansion for the owner that was surrounded by houses for 60–80 workers and their families. The greatest activity was cutting wood and making charcoal because the blast furnace consumed the harvest from an acre of land on a daily...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110603
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
.... Detection is an important step to determine the risk of a part or part lot being counterfeit. The evaluation methodology begins with steps that can be implemented at the receiving department. The steps can include a thorough evaluation of shipping packages, inspection of humidity indicator cards, ESD bags...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610303
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... of j is between 3 (many civil engineering structures) and 1.5 (aircraft). It is emphasized that P s is the highest service load. If the service load varies, the load may well be much less than P s most of the time. For example, the loads on cranes, bridges, off-shore structures, ships...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.uhcf3.t53630001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-270-9
... years have resulted in a reduction of internal qualification testing for materials and processes certification. The testing has been delegated to the industrial supplier base, which results in the industrial database becoming pieces of paper that contain very little actual, or useful, technical...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... by 4 ft (0.9 by 1.2 m) Intermodal cars allow railroads to transport truck or shipboard containers and lower the cost of freight shipments. One innovative design of intermodal stack car uses an articulated coupler. The articulated platform car (spine car) is made up of five separate platforms...