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A 6150 flat spring was found to be failed. The face of the spring was revealed to be under tensile stress. The failure was concluded to have begun at the dark spot on the edge where roughness resulted from shearing during the blanking operation.

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Flat-Spring Failure Due to an Edge Defect, ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories: Processing Errors and Defects, ASM International, 2019,

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