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ASTM Compilation addresses quenching/cooling, stress, distortion.

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May 17, 2010 - Compilation STP 1523, Quenching and Cooling, Residual Stress, and Distortion Control, brings together 59 peer-reviewed papers on various issues related to quenching and cooling, residual stress, and distortion control of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. In addition to heat transfer, modeling/simulation, and distortion/residual stresses, topics covered include property predictions, quenchants/quenching, hardenability, cooling curve analysis methodologies, and dilatometric analysis.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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ASTM International Releases Compilation on Quenching and Cooling, Residual Stress and Distortion Control

Press release date: May 13, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-ASTM International's new compilation STP 1523, Quenching and Cooling, Residual Stress and Distortion Control, features 59 peer-review papers on various issues related to quenching and cooling, residual stress and distortion control of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Topics covered in STP 1523 include: heat transfer; modeling and simulation; distortion and residual stresses; property predictions; quenchants and quenching; gas quenching; hardenability; cooling curve analysis methodologies; and dilatometric analysis. STP 1523, Quenching and Cooling, Residual Stress and Distortion Control, is available in print (1,156 pages; hard cover 6 x 9"; stock # STP1523; ISBN: 978-0-8031-7509-9) and electronically (stock # STP1523-EB; ISBN: 978-0-8031-8420-6) for $242. To purchase ASTM publications, search by stock number on the ASTM Web site (www.astm.org), or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 610-832-9585; service@astm.org). ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions.

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