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The ASM Handbook is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the structure, properties, processing, performance, and evaluation of metals and nonmetallic engineering materials.

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The ASM Digital Library is a valuable, versatile toolset that provides convenient, interactive and discoverable access to the world’s largest collection of information and data on the composition, structure, properties, processing, performance, and evaluation of engineering materials. Our latest Digital Library eNewsletter summarizes new and featured content, videos, products and more!

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The new ASM Handbook, Volume 24A: Additive Manufacturing Design and Applications provides a comprehensive review of additive manufacturing design fundamentals and applications. The primary focus of the Volume is on metallic systems with limited emphasis on polymers and ceramics where applicable. Full Volume now available!

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Mr. Craig Schroeder, P.E. is a Principal Materials Engineer at EFI Global, a consulting firm that specializes in subrogation and litigation work in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. He has nearly 30 years of experience in the field of materials science and engineering as a process engineer, forging engineer, and failure analyst. Mr. Schroeder is currently serving as a Volume Editor for the upcoming revision ASM Handbook, Volume 12: Fractography.

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The new ASM Handbook, Volume 11B: Characterization and Failure Analysis of Plastics serves as a guide to help engineers determine the causes of failure in plastic components and make corrective adjustments through design and manufacturing modifications. Now available!

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