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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ssde.t52310213
EISBN: 978-1-62708-286-0
... factors pertinent to important considerations in buildings, namely surface finish aesthetics, flatness, maintenance, repair, fabrication, and service considerations. It ends with a section providing information on concrete reinforcing bar. stainless steel construction corrosion resistance...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ssde.t52310193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-286-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses the functions of surface treatments important for stainless steel, namely the removal of oxide scale and cleaning, brightening, and coloring of the stainless surface. Details on the main methods of producing aesthetic surface finishes are also provided...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.secwr.t68350195
EISBN: 978-1-62708-315-7
... high standard of surface finish. While surfaces exposed to view must be aesthetically pleasing, and surfaces subjected to more aggressive conditions of exposure or use require durable coatings, hidden (internal) surfaces or less-exposed surfaces may not need such a high-quality finish. Specifications...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... finish due to fine microstructures caused by high cooling rates of metal molds, and attractive wheel face styles Automotive wheels Rear lower control arms (seen at back of vehicle) Brake calipers (seen through wheel spokes) Smooth or textured surfaces Die castings provide surface finish options...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340395
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
...-Clad brand cookware, produced in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania since 1971, is considered the top of the market: expensive, but it lasts a lifetime. Fig. 17.3 All-clad aluminum (a) cookware schematic and (b) saucepan Surface Finishes on Aluminum Unlike transportation, the application...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340375
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
.... Aluminum extrusions and sheet can be surface treated to provide hard-wearing finishes that are resistant to corrosion and ultraviolet (UV) exposure. The aesthetic choices and durability of those finishes are typically superior to steel, wood, and plastic ( Chapter 10, “Customer Manufacturing Processes...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340211
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... driving the decisions on surface treatment for a given application are: Aesthetically appealing Corrosion resistant or durable Ability to join it to other materials Figure 10.13 shows some examples of the functional advantages of surface finishing. Fig. 10.13 Application...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.secwr.t68350001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-315-7
..., increased plating or paint adhesion, and for lubricity (e.g., to increase the formability of sheet metals) Chromate chemical conversion coatings Enhanced bare or painted corrosion resistance, improved adhesion of paint or other organic finishes, and provides the metallic surface with a decorative finish...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ssde.t52310233
EISBN: 978-1-62708-286-0
... growth as do more porous materials. Stainless also competes quite well esthetically with other materials, offering the designer numerous surface finishes. Last, stainless is very amenable to nearly all manufacturing techniques. Its lack of need of coatings often makes components made from stainless less...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 January 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.itfdtktmse.t56060001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-440-6
... – 267 2. Open University website: https://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/engineering-technology/manupedia/physical-vapour-deposition-pvd 3. Thornton J. and Munz W. , Sputtering , Metals Handbook, Ninth Edition, Volume 5: Surface Cleaning, Finishing, and Coating...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 January 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.itfdtktmse.9781627084406
EISBN: 978-1-62708-440-6
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870191
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... arise from vibration transfer, poor surface finish, nonuniform application of surface coatings, or the application of coatings to poorly prepared surfaces. Surfaces Corrosion is a surface phenomenon, and the effects of poorly prepared surfaces, rough textures, and complex shapes and profiles can...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.9781627082808
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410103
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... the fraction solid, the less the potential for porosity. The surface finish is influenced by the part function and aesthetic appeal. The need for shrink-free walls is impacted by the wall thickness mass concentrations and leakproof requirements of the component. Figure 6.17 illustrates...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1988
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.eihdca.t65220281
EISBN: 978-1-62708-341-6
... the finished optical waveguide. Fig. 11.22 Draw tower used in manufacture of optical fibers Source: Astro Industries, Inc. Induction Heating Applications in Steel Finishing Steel sheet products are often coated or painted for aesthetic reasons or to prevent corrosion. Induction heating...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910363
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... individually or in multiple layers to provide protection and other functions required of the coating or lining. The coatings applied to substrates often are multifunctional, providing corrosion control, an aesthetic surface appearance, abrasion and impact resistance, electrical insulation, and/or other...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030169
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... Abstract This chapter addresses the general effects of composition, mechanical treatment, surface treatment, processing, and fabrication operations on the corrosion resistance of aluminum and its alloys. Different types of surface treatments covered include claddings, anodizing, and conversion...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.stmflw.t59390173
EISBN: 978-1-62708-459-8
... the friction and wear that occur in hot and cold rolling under hydrodynamic and mixed-film lubrication; the influence of viscosity, film thickness, rolling speed, interface pressure, pass reduction, and lubricant breakdown; and the effect of surface finish and defects. The chapter also provides best practices...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410151
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... the preliminary finite element analysis for stresses. Draft on non-machined surfaces adds to casting weight and drafts on machined surfaces adds to the finish stock, causing more chips. Casting engineers and designers need to work together to understand the need for draft and the extent of it on manufacturability...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340179
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... Interpretation and comparison of fatigue results is even more fraught with complexity than the standard tensile test. Most of the fatigue life is spent in the crack initiation stage, making the surface finish on smooth specimens critical: Machining marks or handling damage can easily lead to stress...