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Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.process.c0048787
EISBN: 978-1-62708-235-8
... Abstract Leakage from the top of a fire-extinguisher case, made of 1541 steel tubing and closed by spinning was observed during testing. Three small folds were observed on the surface by visual examination and one was sectioned. A very fine transverse fissure through the section was revealed...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001818
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
...Design, operating conditions, and leakage history of fire tube sleeve Table 1 Design, operating conditions, and leakage history of fire tube sleeve Sl. no. Particulars Details 1 Fire tube sleeve construction material Incoloy 800 2. Diameter 540 mm (21.26 in.) 3. Length...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.auto.c9001704
EISBN: 978-1-62708-218-1
... Abstract Several type 304 stainless steel fire truck water tanks developed through-wall leaks after being in service for approximately two years. One representative tank underwent a comprehensive laboratory analysis, which included metallographic examinations and chemical analyses...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.petrol.c9001518
EISBN: 978-1-62708-228-0
... Abstract A fireball engulfed half of a drill rig while in the process of drilling a shot hole. Subsequent investigation revealed the cause of the fire was the failure of the oil return hose to the separator/receiver in the air compressor. The failed hose was a 50.8 mm 100R1 type hose...
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
... Abstract A white cast iron water-line plug in a fire sprinkler systems split during leak repair. Examination revealed no material flaws, fatigue, or excessive corrosion. The plug head exhibited signs of excessive loads used in attempts to force the plug farther into the pipe. The evidence...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006804
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... Abstract This article addresses the effects of damage to equipment and structures due to explosions (blast), fire, and heat as well as the methodologies that are used by investigating teams to assess the damage and remaining life of the equipment. It discusses the steps involved in preliminary...
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Published: 01 June 2019
Fig. 1 Fire-extinguisher case that failed because of ferrite streaks resulting from overheating during spinning. (a) Top of the case. Dimensions given in inches. (b) Micrograph showing ferrite streaks. 150× More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Fig. 1 M-16 rifle with blank firing adapter (BFA) in position. Close-up of BFA is shown in inset photograph. The rifle is shown with the magazine removed. More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Fig. 2 Press announcement of the explosion of a blank firing adapter and subsequent injury to a member of the security personnel (Knoxville, TN. News-Sentinel, August 19, 1983). More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Fig. 3 A normal blank firing adapter (BFA). The component identified as the nut is screwed on to the barrel of the rifle. More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Fig. 6 Microstructure of blank firing adapter (ORNL-1), fragment S, Figure 4 . Note many of the carbides exhibit cracks which could have resulted from an impact. More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Fig. 1 Cracking on fire-side of furnace ring as revealed by dye-penetrant test More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Fig. 1 Moose Jaw, Sask., 1 Dec. 1980—Fire rages following the rupture of a 100 000 bbl (15 900 m 3 ) crude oil storage tank. No injuries were reported, but extensive damage was caused to a four block area in the city's industrial section. Estimated cost of damage and cleanup: $8.5 million More
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Published: 01 December 2019
Fig. 3 Close view of the fire tube sleeve showing rupture at one end More
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Published: 01 December 2019
Fig. 10 Photomicrograph of a cross section of riser tube showing fire-side scales at the opposite of punch side. Fine ferritic–pearlitic structure can be seen; ×200 More
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Published: 01 January 2002
Fig. 2 Remains surrounding an industrial facility after a fire and explosion More
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Published: 30 August 2021
Fig. 1 Engineer evaluating blast, heat, and fire damage More
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Published: 30 August 2021
Fig. 10 Jet fire test showing a flame responding to the prevailing wind, with the prevailing wind direction shown More
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Published: 30 August 2021
Fig. 13 Example of steel grating distorted in a fire event. The arrow shows the sagging steel grating. More
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Published: 30 August 2021
Fig. 18 Example of fire and heat damage mapped on an inaccessible structure. This area was mapped based solely on remote visual assessment. More