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4 The specimens are solution heat treated at a high temperature of 530°C and then water quenched, a conventional manufacturing process for aluminum body panels. Pre-aging is conducted at 50°C to 100°C immediately after water quenching. After one week at room temperature, the specimens are then heat treated using several different baking conditions. 14 Mn Homogenizing: 540°C For 4 hours → hot rolling hickness: 1 mm after cold rolling 530°C × 20s Pre-aging 150~200°C × 20~1200 min 100°C × 2h 70 50 1 mm WQ Room Temp.
7 The prediction of cracks using finite element analysis corresponds with the results of cracks occurring during experimental press forming. The precision of finite element analysis will improve with increased applications, and this will play an increasing role in promoting adoption of aluminum panels. Recycling Aluminum alloys have excellent recycling properties. It is well-known that used aluminum beverage cans can be returned to new beverage cans. In Japan in 2001, the recovery ratio of used aluminum beverage cans was 83%, with a can-to-can ratio of 68%, the rest being used mainly for castings.
When a hydrogen pulse is introduced, then there is immediate consumption of the hydrogen with coincident decomposition of the stored NOx, and a large amount of nitrogen is produced. This is because the platinum is reduced by the hydrogen pulse, adjacent barium nitrate is decomposed to NO + O2, and the platinum cracks the NO in the following way: 2NO − 7N2 + 20a Mass spec. intensity (arb. 5 Showing a pulsed-flow reactor experiment relating to NOx storage and reduction on a Pt/BaO/ Al203 catalyst.