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Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.design.c0047109
EISBN: 978-1-62708-233-4
... such as PH 13-8Mo, which can be processed to a yield strength of 1379 MPa (200 ksi), with impact energies of the order of 81 J (60 ft·lbf) at room temperature. Forgings Materials selection Valves 17-4 PH UNS S17400 (Other, general, or unspecified) fracture A series of poppet-valve stems...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001288
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... damage and embrittlement Surface treatment related failures (Other, miscellaneous, or unspecified) failure Intergranular fracture The side supporting flange ofthe bottom platen of an 800 ton hydraulic press fractured after 9 × 10 5 cycles under a maximum load of 530 tons...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001824
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... sulfur, where the corrosion is expected to be very severe and special alloys such as Inconel 625 can be used [ 3 , 4 ]. The manufacturing parts of the pumps from different alloys may result in severe galvanic corrosion, particularly when they are away from each other in the electrical galvanic...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c0048801
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... Embrittlement Intergranular precipitation Steam Piping ASME SA387-C (Other, general, or unspecified) corrosion Brittle fracture A 75-cm (30-in.) OD by 33-mm (1.31-in.) thick pipe in a horizontal section of a hot steam reheat line ruptured explosively with serious damage and loss of life after...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.matlhand.c9001246
EISBN: 978-1-62708-224-2
... be concluded from the investigation that the temperature did not exceed the Ac3 point of the wire material, which should be about 750 deg C, and that the heating lasted a fairly long time. Cables Cracking (fracturing) Galvanized steels Overheating Wire Cold-drawn steel (Other, general, or...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006778
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... cause of all overload failure, because it does not include failures in which embrittlement or other causes result in fracture under normal loading. The purpose of engineering failure analysis is to identify the root cause of component or system failure and to prevent similar occurrences. Underdesign...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001131
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... a result of an oxide seam in the original material rather than from oxide from heat treating. Nondestructive testing prior to machining and heat treatment was recommended. Cracking (fracturing) Quenching (cooling) Resulfurized steels 4150 UNS G41500 (Other, general, or unspecified...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c0048777
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... lead to local embrittlement and stress raisers, potentially initiating major failures. Boilers Hydrotesting Stress relieving thermal stresses ASTM A515 Grade 70 UNS K03101 Joining-related failures (Other, general, or unspecified) fracture A 150-cm (60-in.) inside-diameter boiler drum...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001396
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... perforation or rupture of the tube in the portion within the furnace region. Examination of such tubes and others from the same vicinity generally reveals that they contain a large quantity of magnetic iron oxide and since the tubes slope upwards at a slight angle from the furnace the oxide collects in the...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.design.c0090436
EISBN: 978-1-62708-233-4
... Couplings Embrittlement Feedstock Molding resins Thermal analysis Glass-filled nylon 6/12 (Other, general, or unspecified) processing-related failures Brittle fracture Molded plastic couplings used in an industrial application exhibited abnormally brittle properties, as compared to previously...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001295
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... conditions was the major cause of failure. Recommendations emphasized the need for a suitable shock absorber to be fitted at the constant-tensioning device of the winch system. Military applications Military planes Shock loading Fe-0.8C (Other, general, or unspecified) fracture High...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001125
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... Power cables Splicing Transmission lines 1100 UNS A91100 1020 UNS G10200 Ductile fracture (Other, general, or unspecified) corrosion An 1100 aluminum alloy connector of a high-tension aluminum conductor steel-reinforced (ACSR) transmission cable failed after more than 20 years...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001332
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
.... Cracking fracturing Pipe flanges Welded joints ASTM A105 UNS K03504 (Other, general, or unspecified) fracture A 356 mm (14 in.) diam slip-on flange cracked. It was concluded that the flange failed at a weak welded joint. The flange did not conform to the ANSI...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001378
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... lower face of the boss and the die and an improved method of inserting or removing the bolt to avoid hammering (use of a wrench on a square or hexagonal boss) were also recommended. Cracking (fracturing) Screw threads Stress concentration 1045 UNS G10450 Spalling wear (Other, general, or...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001058
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... obtained indicated that the failure resulted from human error. Castings Pipe Plugs Splitting White iron (Other, general, or unspecified) fracture A 32 mm ( 1 1 4 in.) pipe plug ( Fig. 1 and 2 ) split water line pressurized at 550 kPa (80 psig). The worker was injured...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001369
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... the manufacturer and a replacement requested. Case depth Chipping Shafts (power) EN36A (Other, general, or unspecified) fracture Spalling wear A crane long-travel worm drive shaft was found to be chipped during unpacking after delivery. On arrival, the keyway was...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001391
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
.... Delaminating Electronic devices Gold Lead-tin Polymer (Other, miscellaneous, or unspecified) failure Several surface-mount chip resistor assemblies failed during monthly thermal shock testing and in the field. Metallographic analysis determined that the failure mode...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001303
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... gross overload. Use of an alloy with a much higher yield strength and improvement in design were recommended. Chain drives Cracking Motor vehicles Sand castings UNS A14130 A413.0 LM6M (Other, general, or unspecified) fracture A sprocket drive wheel in a tracked all...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.chem.c9001713
EISBN: 978-1-62708-220-4
... isolated from water and excessive heat. Water leaking into the vessel through a graphite seal may have initiated the reactions that caused the accident. Blenders Chemical processing equipment Explosions Stainless steel (Other, miscellaneous, or unspecified) failure Ductile fracture Following...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006754
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... physical failure happen on many levels. In other words, a failure should not be viewed as a single event. It is more useful to view both the failure and the failure analysis as multilevel processes that can be explored in many useful ways. The physical failure—a fracture, an explosion, or a component...