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Briefly explains the differences in the test methods and consequences for the results obtained.
Guidance on what qualifies for exemption is provided.
The status of ceramic components containing lead (Pb) in the context of the RoHS Directive is set out.
Wet welding is described, with reference to safety, shielding of the arc and consequences for weld metal composition, specialised equipment...
Destructive and non-destructive tests are presented.
Manual, automatic and semi-automatic butt fusion machines are available.
The terms 'glue' and 'adhesive' are now used interchangeably, although 'adhesive' is the preferred term within industry.
Use of mechanical inserts to provide local wear resistance is described.
Industries that use adhesives, and reasons why adhesives should be used are given. Design for manufacture and assembly considerations are...
Use of bolts and screws for joining of ceramics is discussed, with reference to the machining required.
Experience in cathodic protection of duplex stainless steels is outlined, with reference to microstructure, prevailing environmental conditions, and susceptibility to...
Effects of composition on susceptibility are explained.
Advantages of HVOF sprayed coatings over hard chrome plating are presented.
Microwave transparency is discussed with reference to molecular structure of the adhesive
Factors affecting weldability of quenched and tempered steels are described.
Possible uses of friction welding under vacuum conditions are briefly addressed.
Selection of fluxes for soldering is considered briefly.
Joint preparation for cast iron is discussed briefly.
Fracture mechanics procedures are introduced.
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