Online Databases

Online Databases

ASM Online Databases – Dynamic Materials Information At Your Fingertips

Don't risk your reputation on unverified information – subscribe to the ASM Online Databases for the certainty that only comes from peer-reviewed material. These databases save you time by collecting numerous resources in one place, and also offer you ease of use combined with the convenience of 24-hour availability and customization.

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ASM Handbooks Online™

ASM Handbooks Online™ is the industry's best known and most comprehensive source of information on ferrous and non-ferrous metals and materials technology. Packed with over 25,000 pages of articles, illustrations, tables, graphs specifications and practical examples, today's engineer can access peer-reviewed, trusted information in every area of materials specialization

Material Resources / Databases

ASM Medical Materials Database™

The ASM Medical Materials Database is the only comprehensive, peer-reviewed database providing a single source for materials data to support Surgical, Cardiovascular, Orthopaedic, and Neurological medical device design. The database features both materials properties and biological response data for medical device designers. The ASM Medical Materials database contributes to lower development costs and competitive advantage by consolidating a broad and necessary range of information critical to materials selection, product design and preparation of submissions.

Material Resources / Databases

ASM Micrograph Database™

ASM Micrograph Database™ contains more than 4,000 micrographs, each with details about the material, processing history, specimen preparation and microstructure. Users can examine images, look for typical or optimal structures, or compare the effects of alloying or heat treating regimes on microstructures.

Material Resources / Databases

Key to Steel - Stahlschlüssel

  Key to Steel – Stahlschlüssel

Get instant access to more than 70,000 standard designations and trade names from approximately 300 steelmakers and suppliers from 25 countries. The online database includes the ability to search for steels by designation, chemical composition, and mechanical/physical properties. Choice of language (English, German, or French).  Materials covered include structural steels, tool steels, valve steels, high temperature steels and alloys, stainless and heat-resisting steels, and more.
Material Resources / Databases

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