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Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001329
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... Abstract Various aluminum bronze valves and fittings on the essential cooling water system at a nuclear plant were found to be leaking. The leakage was limited to small-bore socket-welded components. Four specimens were examined: three castings (an ASME SB-148 CA 952 elbow from a small-bore...
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Published: 01 June 2019
Fig. 12 Uniform oxide formation on the water-channel side of the 6063 aluminum component. More
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c0091809
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... to microbial growth on the jet fuel. Pitting attack occurred under microbial deposits on the metal surface in the water phase or at the water-fuel interface. The scope of MIC attack on aluminum components used structurally in seven different military and civil aircraft has recently been investigated ( Ref 1...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.modes.c9001537
EISBN: 978-1-62708-234-1
... Abstract After completing a fatigue test of an aluminum alloy component machined from a 7079-T6 forging, technicians noted a 5 in. crack which ran longitudinally above and through the flange. When the fracture face was examined by light microscopy, observers could not ascertain the exact mode...
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Published: 15 January 2021
Fig. 14 Local area of fatigue striations on an extruded 2024 aluminum alloy component More
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.modes.c9001691
EISBN: 978-1-62708-234-1
... oxide formation on the water-channel side of the 6063 aluminum component. References References 1. Fontana M. , Greene N. , Corrosion Engineering , McGraw-Hill, Inc. 1967 , p. 28 . 2. Ibid ., p. 116 . 3. Ibid ., p. 38 . Selected Reference Selected Reference...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001753
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... composition of the sand-cast component was identified via optical emission spectroscopy and is comparable to an aluminum sand-cast alloy, AA 712.0. Metallographic evaluation via optical microscopy and scanning electron microscopy revealed a high degree of porosity in the microstructure as well as the presence...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.auto.c9001625
EISBN: 978-1-62708-218-1
... debris. The EDS findings are summarized in Table 1 . The painted surface was found to contain higher levels of silicon, aluminum, and magnesium as compared with the substrate, along with a significant level of phosphorus, which was not detected in the substrate. The overall blemished area of Component 1...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.process.c9001908
EISBN: 978-1-62708-235-8
... Abstract Cluster bomb tailcone assemblies each containing two aluminum die-cast components were rejected because of the poor surface condition of the die castings. Numerous heat checks were found on the surfaces of the tailcones and radiographic inspection revealed inclusions, gas holes...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001510
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... be defined as the spontaneous failure of a metal resulting from the combined effects of a corrosive environment and the effective component of tensile stress acting on the structure. However, because of the orientation dependence in aluminum, it is the residual stress occurring in the most susceptible...
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Published: 01 January 2002
is possible if a coated component is cut. When necessary, the cathodic component of a couple should be coated. (e) Ion transfer through a fluid can result in galvanic attack of less noble metals. In the example shown at left, copper ions from the copper heater coil could deposit on the aluminum stirrer More
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Published: 15 January 2021
deposit on the aluminum stirrer. A nonmetallic stirrer would be better. At right, the distance from a metal container to a heater coil should be increased to minimize ion transfer. (f) Wood treated with copper preservatives can be corrosive to certain nails. Aluminum cladding can also be at risk. (g More
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001020
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... calculations for the affected components showed adequate safety margins well within regulation limits. This was confirmed by a nearly 30-year period of satisfactory service and component performance. The oleo cylinder forging was identified as an age-hardenable aluminum alloy (type 7014) of British origin...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001504
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
..., troublesome failure mechanisms, the role of high strength aluminum alloys and steels, and situations where fracture mechanics analyses provided insight into the failures. The two main failure mechanisms were: fatigue occurring mainly in steel components, and corrosion related problems with aluminum alloys...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001600
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... Abstract This paper summarizes the results of a failure analysis investigation of a fractured main support bridge made of 7075 aluminum alloy from an army helicopter. The part, manufactured by “Contractor IT,” failed component fatigue testing while those of the original equipment manufacturer...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.modes.c0046418
EISBN: 978-1-62708-234-1
... Abstract Equipment in which an assembly of in-line cylindrical components rotated in water at 1040 rpm displayed excessive vibration after less than one hour of operation. The malfunction was traced to an aluminum alloy 6061-T6 combustion chamber that was part of the rotating assembly. Analysis...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001809
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... properties can be severely hindered, specifically NAB’s resistance to dealloying. Dealloying is the selective corrosion of one element or phase in an alloy. In the case of NAB, aluminum is the element that is preferentially removed from the component. The loss of aluminum decreases the component’s corrosion...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003516
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... employs the stress-life method of fatigue life assessment. The article examines the behavior of three different metallic materials used in the design and manufacture of structural components: steel, aluminum, and titanium. It also reviews the effects of retardation and spectrum load on component life...
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Published: 01 June 2019
Fig. 1 Components for the mounting surface of a hydraulic actuator that failed in service because of galvanic attack on the aluminum alloy spacer. The galvanic attack occurred on the aluminum alloy spacer (a) when a vellum gasket (b) that separated the spacer from a nickel-plated steel housing More
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001099
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
..., eight cap screws secured the cast aluminum diffuser plate to a cast iron compressor housing. Sandwiched between the diffuser and the housing was a flat steel vane-control plate. All metal components were in direct contact with each other, and the steel cap screws were tightened directly against...