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Some examples of equipment failures involving high temperature operation are presented. They include some steam generator superheater components and a pump shaft that should not have been at high temperature. Metallographic analysis is used to determine the causes of failure in each case.

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H.C. Furtado, Iain Le May, Superheater Components, ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories: Failure Modes and Mechanisms, ASM International, 2019,

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