Applying, designing with, and producing organic coatings. Includes detailed consideration of the substrate and its preparation. Preparation. Materials. Mechanisms. Properties. Application. Testing. Maintenances. Protection. Standards.
Emerging molecular methods. Application of molecular microbiological methods in various industrial applications, medical settings and natural environments. Methods and technologies currently in use.
Selection of the materials, joint inspection & QC for the final product. Welding processes for new materials. Science of metallurgy. Processes. Nondestructive Testing. Standards. Theory & practice of welding engineering.
Corrosion performance of materials. Selection and application for corrosion resistance. Ferrous and nonferrous metals. Processed materials. Thermal spray coatings. Electroplated materials. Clad metals. Global cost. Images of corrosion damage.
Assembling over 120 leading authorities in the field of corrosion. Fundamentals of corrosion, its forms, testing, evaluation, methods of protection, etc. Each article is indexed to other sections & provides individual bibliographies.
How corrosion impacts specific segments of the world economy—by environment and industry. Methods to address corrosion problems. Over 250 experts contributed to this 3-volume update of the 1987 Metals Handbook on corrosion.
ASM Handbook, Volume 5B: Protective Organic Coatings addresses a need for comprehensive information on the part of industrial coating users, specifiers, and contractors. Printed in full color. See overview below for details.