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, significant features and functions in product layout. fabrics contain ferrous and nonferrous metals, plastics, elastomers, ceramics, woods, composites, chemical compounds, minerals, textiles, fuels, foodstuffs and normal plant and animal ingredients --more than 13,000 in all. homes are expressed in either U.S. common and metric devices and a radical index eases discovering info on each fabric. brought in 1929 and sometimes recognized easily as "Brady's," this complete, one-volume, 1244 web page encyclopedia of fabrics is meant for executives, managers, supervisors, engineers, and technicians, in engineering, production, advertising, paying for 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 extensively 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...
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Nextel 610, from 3M, is an alumina fiber. Nextel 550 and 720 are alumina with 27 and 15% silica, respectively. Use of Nextel plies in glass- or carbon-reinforced plastic-matrix composites can increase their fire-barrier resistance. FP, a polycrystalline alumina (Al2O3) fiber, has been developed. The material has greater than 99% purity and a melting point of 3713°F (2045°C), which makes it attractive for use with hightemperature metal matrix composite (MMC) processing techniques. 25 m) thick and the modulus does not change.
ALIPHATIC POLYKETONES. Semicrystalline thermoplastics developed by Shell Chemical, which discontinued production in the year 2000. Called Carilon polymers, these polyketones consist of a perfectly alternating linear structure of ethylene and carbon monoxide with a minor amount of propylene for excellent chemical resistance and dimensional stability in harsh environments and good mechanical properties. They are especially resistant to salt solutions, hydrocarbons, oil field chemicals, weak acids and bases, and soaps and detergents; resist hydrolysis, dissolution, and plasticization in a broad range of chemicals; exhibit minimal swelling in harsh hydrocarbon environments; and provide good barrier properties, or permeation resistance, to methane, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen sulfide.
Synthetic almond oil is benzaldehyde, C6H5CHO, a colorless volatile oil with an almond flavor, produced from benzol or from toluol and used for producing triphenylmethane dyes and many chemicals. ALMOND OIL. ALPACA. A fabric made from the fine, woollike hair of the alpaca, an animal of the llama family in the mountains of Bolivia, Peru, Chile, and Argentina. Alpaca fiber is long and fine, with a downy feel, but it does not have the strength or elasticity of fine wool and is more closely allied to hair than to wool.