Handbooks | Structural Alloys Handbook (SAH)
What is the Structural Alloys Handbook?
The SAH, originated to assist designers in the metals and alloys selection process, draws on a database of well-defined test results and metals properties information. It includes representative, detailed characterization data for the more common metals and alloys important to construction, machine tool, heavy equipment, automotive, and general manufacturing industries. The SAH covers wrought steel, cast iron, wrought stainless steel, cast steel, wrought and cast aluminum, copper, brass, bronze, magnesium, and titanium. This handbook consists of three volumes, 2,500 pages. It is available in searchable PDF format.
This Structural Alloys Handbook provides a current and dynamic tool in the metals and alloys selection process. Prepared as a companion reference to the Aerospace Structural Metals Handbook, the SAH offers representative, in-depth, and up-to-date characterization for the more common metals and alloys of importance in the construction, machine tool, heavy equipment, automotive, and general manufacturing industries.
Each alloy chapter incorporates data representing a multitude of property-influencing variables. Among these are hostile environments, elevated temperatures, surface coatings/finishes, test procedures, test specimen configurations, process practices, and many more. The depth of detail provided will undoubtedly help to minimize or even eliminate some of the need for in-house testing.