Materials Handbook by George S. Brady, John A. Vaccari, Henry R. Clauser

By George S. Brady, John A. Vaccari, Henry R. Clauser



The fabrics Handbookis an encyclopedic, A-to-Z association of all kinds of fabrics, that includes their key functionality homes, primary features and purposes in product layout. fabrics comprise ferrous and nonferrous metals, plastics, elastomers, ceramics, woods, composites, chemical substances, minerals, textiles, fuels, foodstuffs and typical plant and animal components --more than 13,000 in all. houses are expressed in either U.S. regularly occurring and metric devices and a radical index eases discovering info on each fabric. brought in 1929 and sometimes recognized easily as "Brady's," this entire, one-volume, 1244 web page encyclopedia of fabrics is meant for executives, managers, supervisors, engineers, and technicians, in engineering, production, advertising, procuring and revenues in addition to educators and scholars. Of the handfuls of households of fabrics up to date within the fifteenth variation, the main huge additions pertain to adhesives, activated carbon, aluminides, aluminum alloys, catalysts, ceramics, composites, fullerences, heat-transfer fluids, nanophase fabrics, nickel alloys, olefins, silicon nitride, stainless steels, thermoplastic elastomers, titanium alloys, tungsten alloys, valve alloys and welding and hard-facing alloys. additionally commonly up to date are acrylics, brazing alloys, chelants, biodegradable plastics, molybdenum alloys, plastic alloys, recyclate plastics, superalloys, supercritical fluids and gear steels. New sessions of fabrics additional comprise aliphatic polyketones, carburizing secondary-hardening steels and polyarylene ether benzimidazoles. cancer causing agents and fabrics prone to be cancer-causing in people are indexed for the 1st time. Read more...


The top reference for over 60 years, overlaying over 15,000 widespread, patented and alternate identify materials. Read more...

Show description

Read Online or Download Materials Handbook PDF

Best polymers & textiles books

Intelligent Textiles for Personal Protection and Safety

Terrorism has develop into an essential component of lifestyle lately and has dramatically affected the standard of lifestyles for people in society. know-how is the foremost to battling terrorism and preserving traditional voters, first responders and squaddies, between others, from possibility. the realm of clever or shrewdpermanent textiles is a slightly new yet swiftly rising self-discipline with a excessive power for payoff within the struggle opposed to terrorism.

Application of Fracture Mechanics to Composite Materials

This quantity offers an invaluable precis of present wisdom at the program of fracture mechanics to composite fabrics. it's been written to fill the space among the literature on primary ideas of fracture mechanics and the exact courses at the fracture homes of traditional fabrics, resembling metals, polymers and ceramics.

Materials Handbook

Annotation. AnnotationThe fabrics Handbookis an encyclopedic, A-to-Z association of every kind of fabrics, that includes their key functionality houses, critical features and functions in product layout. fabrics contain ferrous and nonferrous metals, plastics, elastomers, ceramics, woods, composites, chemical substances, minerals, textiles, fuels, foodstuffs and common plant and animal elements --more than 13,000 in all.

Additional resources for Materials Handbook

Sample text

Weighing about half as much as nickel superalloys, it is just as strong at temperatures up to 1400°F (760°C) and about 50% more rigid than titanium alloys. Blades for a low-pressure aircraft turbine wheel, successfully tested, were 43% more lightweight than those made of a nickel superalloy and demonstrated that the aluminide’s much lower ductility could be accommodated. Titanium aluminide XDTiAl is a Ti-47Al-2V alloy with 7% by volume titanium diboride. The XD refers to an exothermic-dispersion composite fabrication process developed at Martin Marietta Laboratories in which ceramic particulates, short fibers, or whiskers develop in situ within a metal or intermetallic matrix.

Materials, Their Properties and Uses 36 ALLOY of the order Crocodilia, abounding in muddy tropical streams. The species Alligator mississippiensis inhabits the swamps of the southeastern United States. Alligator leather is valued for luggage, pocketbooks, and shoes. It is much imitated with embossed split sheepskins, but sheepskin is soft and easily scuffed. Lizard leather, from the Java ring lizard, is another reptile leather valued for women’s shoes. ALLOY. A very old term for the admixture of a precious metal with a metal of lesser value, or with a base metal.

Any use is subject to the Terms of Use as given at the website. Materials, Their Properties and Uses ALUMINA 43 various particle sizes for use in glass and vitreous enamels to increase the strength and luster. Hydrated alumina C-741 is this material with particles coated with stearic acid for use as a reinforcing pigment in rubber. Activated alumina F-1, of Aluminum Co. of America, is a porous form of alumina, Al2O3, used for drying gases or liquids. It will remove moisture up to 15% of the dry weight of the alumina.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.11 of 5 – based on 31 votes