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Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001121
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
...Abstract Abstract An AISI D2 tool steel insert from a forming die used in the manufacture of automotive components failed prematurely during production. Results of various analyses and simulation tests indicated fatigue failure resulting from improper heat treatment. The fatigue fracture...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.auto.c0090442
EISBN: 978-1-62708-218-1
...Abstract Abstract A number of plastic sleeves used in an automotive application cracked after assembly but prior to installation into the mating components. The sleeves were specified to be injection molded from a 20% glass-fiber-reinforced polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) resin. After molding...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001760
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
...Abstract Abstract This article presents a failure analysis of an aluminum cylinder head on an automotive engine. During an endurance test, a crack initiated from the interior wall of a hole in the center of the cylinder head, then propagated through the entire thickness of the component...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.auto.c0090626
EISBN: 978-1-62708-218-1
... decreased the compressive residual-stress levels in the springs. Recommendation was made to increase the time the spring was shot peened from 12 to 60 min. Automotive components Residual stresses Shot peening Spring steel Surface treatment related failures A steel spring used in an automotive...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.auto.c9001182
EISBN: 978-1-62708-218-1
... facing was welded on to the valve seat. Fracture was a consequence of fatigue corrosion cracking, itself strongly promoted by the presence of sulphur compounds. The origin of these corrosive sulphur compounds could not be explained. Automotive components Exhaust valves Sulfur compounds Valve...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003565
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... and/or distorted primary crystals. Oxide formation occurs. Phase transformation of the metallic constituents may occur. automotive engine inlet valves ballistic impact wear apparatus ceramics impact wear impact wear modeling impact wear testing mechanical components metals pivotal hammer...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003551
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
...) … … (a) A, resistant to attack up to temperature indicated; B, some reaction at temperature indicated; C, appreciable attack at temperature indicated Abstract Abstract This article provides a discussion on the structural ceramics used in gas turbine components, the automotive and aerospace industries...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.auto.c0090466
EISBN: 978-1-62708-218-1
...Abstract Abstract A production lot of mechanical hinges used in an automotive application had failed during incoming quality-control routine actuation testing. A change in part supplier had taken place between the approval of the prototype parts that performed acceptably and the receipt...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.auto.c0091893
EISBN: 978-1-62708-218-1
... vehicle position without bearing rotation. Recommendations included improving methods of securing the vehicle during transportation to eliminate vibrations. Automotive components Fretting Vibratory stresses 52100 UNS G52986 Fretting wear The front-wheel outer angular-contact ball bearing...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.modes.c0092131
EISBN: 978-1-62708-234-1
.... Recommendations included using quenched-and-tempered steel instead of patented and cold-drawn steel or using a more expensive chromium-vanadium alloy steel instead of plain carbon steel; the chromium-vanadium steel would also need to be quenched and tempered. Automotive components Distortion Springs...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.auto.c9001514
EISBN: 978-1-62708-218-1
... to the low frequency of their physical inspection during production. A similar case involving faulty welds in a fuel delivery truck is also discussed. Automotive components Weld defects Weldments Welded steel Joining-related failures The front wheel drive hatchback automobile shown in Figure...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001360
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... initiation, fatigue crack propagation, and final rapid fracture in a ductile manner The fatigue crack originated near a rivet hole. Automotive components Engine components Trucks 301 UNS S30100 Fatigue fracture Background Visual Examination of General Physical Features Testing Procedure...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001035
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
..., indicating that the axle failure did not initiate the accident. Automotive components Cleavage Trucks Fe-0.30C Brittle fracture Background Visual Examination of General Physical Features Testing Procedure and Results Discussion Conclusion Selected References Selected References...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001036
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... lights of the Blazer were on at the time of the collision. Automotive components Electric lamps Lights Tungsten Unalloyed tungsten Brittle fracture Background Visual Examination of General Physical Features Conclusion References References 1. Baker J.S. , Aycock T.L...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.auto.c9001901
EISBN: 978-1-62708-218-1
..., and repeated until no effervescence is observed. Automotive components Depolymerization Differential scanning calorimetry Housings Sensors Thermogravimetric analysis Polyoxymethylene (Other, miscellaneous, or unspecified) failure Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) and differential scanning...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001041
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... the fillet welds alleviated the problem. Automotive components Chassis Fillet welds Frames Low-cycle fatigue Weldments SAE 950X Joining-related failures Fatigue fracture Background Visual Examination of General Physical Features Testing Procedure and Results Discussion Conclusion...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001759
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... and Discussion Conclusion Reference Reference 1. Funatani K. : Heat Treatment of Automotive Components , vol. 57 , no. 4 , pp. 381 – 396 . IMST Institute , Nagoya, Aichi ( 2004 ) Selected References Selected References • Becker W.T. , Mechanisms and Appearances...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003549
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
...: Inhibitors are defined as a chemical substance or combination of substances that, when present in the environment, prevent or reduce corrosion without significant reaction with the components of the environment. Chemical treatment or inhibitors can be used for corrosion control in aqueous environments...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.conag.c0090938
EISBN: 978-1-62708-221-1
... testing of samples removed from a cast component may not necessarily bear relation to grade/condition determination that is based on separately poured test bars, results were suggestive of the G3000 grade designation for automotive gray cast iron. The typical fracture morphology within the matrix...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003503
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
...Symbols used in the construction of a fault tree Table 2 Symbols used in the construction of a fault tree Symbol Name Description Reliability model Basic event Event that is not further decomposed and for which reliability information is available Component failure mode...