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Aluminum Science and Technology

Learn the processes, capabilities, and variables in producing and fabricating aluminum products using the ASM Handbook, Volume 2A “Aluminum Science and Technology”. Discover the classification and physical metallurgy of aluminum alloys, as well as technologies such as casting, metalworking, composite processing, heat treating, and surface treatment.

Aluminum Science and Technology – ASM Handbook, Volume 2A
/ eds. Kevin Anderson, John Weritz, J. Gilbert Kaufman (2018)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The information on:

  • the processes
  • capabilities, and
  • variables

in producing and fabricating aluminum products.

Includes:

  • the classification and underlying physical metallurgy of aluminum alloys
  • the technologies of aluminum casting, metalworking, composite processing, heat treating, surface treatment, and joining
  • the advances in high-integrity die castings
  • surface treatment technologies
  • aluminum recycling
  • melt processing, solidification, and castability of aluminum alloys
  • shape casting
  • extrusion
  • forging design
  • aluminum foams
  • semisolid casting
  • powder and additive technologies
  • quenching
  • laser machining
  • anodizing
  • organic coating
  • conversion coating
  • laser welding
  • brazing.

Volume 2A is a practical guide to aluminum and its engineering applications:

  • Gives a review of temper designations and product forms and the underlying physical metallurgy of aluminum alloys.
  • Examines manufacturing practices and techniques, focusing in critical areas such as casting, metalworking, heat treating, machining and finishing, surface treatment, and joining.
  • Describes melt and solidification processes, high-integrity die casting, forging, extrusion, powder and additive methods, and the production and use of aluminum foams.
  • Discusses quenching, anodizing, organic and conversion coating, brazing, and laser welding, and offers insights on process selection, quality, performance, service ability, and other product lifetime concerns.

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