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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006780
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... also discussed. The article describes the fracture characteristics of stress rupture. Information on various metallurgical instabilities is also provided. The article presents a description of thermal-fatigue cracks, as distinguished from creep-rupture cracks. creep-rupture cracks creep...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.modes.c9001726
EISBN: 978-1-62708-234-1
... Oxidation Swelling Tubes Carbon steel Creep fracture/stress rupture A carbon steel furnace tube which should have given good service for ten years ruptured after one year. Selected Reference • Creep and Stress Rupture Failures , Failure Analysis and Prevention , Vol 11 , ASM...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001000
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... detected. Superheaters Tube bends 1Cr-0.5Mo Creep fracture/stress rupture Rupture occurred at a bend in a superheated steam transfer line between a header and a desuperheater of a boiler producing 230 t/h of steam at 540°C and 118 kPa. The boiler had operated for 77,000 h. The geometry of the...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001711
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... function of oxidation thickness, temperature and time, confirming the creep failure diagnostic. Boiler pipes Electric power generation Steam 10CrMo9-10 X20MoV12-1 Creep fracture/stress rupture References 1. Diaz A. , Plaza D. , Menéndez F. , Pero-Sanz...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.chem.c9001735
EISBN: 978-1-62708-220-4
... showed the welds to be inadequate, and to have a strength and creep resistance below those of the base metal. Reformer furnaces Tubine Welded joints HK-40 UNS J94224 Creep fracture/stress rupture A sample tube was removed from a reformer furnace for life assessment after 69,000 h of...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.usage.c0048303
EISBN: 978-1-62708-236-5
... increased the actual operating stress. Tube wastage and high operating temperatures hastened the failure. A better understanding of the material condition of this superheater was recommended to verify all the suspect hot tubes. Overheating 2.25Cr-1Mo Creep fracture/stress rupture This example...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.modes.c0060144
EISBN: 978-1-62708-234-1
... fissures caused by third-stage creep in tubes because of the cost involved in removing the catalysts. Cracking (fractoring) Radiography Reformer furnaces Tubes HK-40 UNS J94204 Creep fracture/stress rupture ( Ref 1 ). About 1 year after start-up, two steam-methane reformer furnaces were...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c0090114
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... Udimet 520 Creep fracture/stress rupture Thermal fatigue fracture High-temperature corrosion and oxidation This case history illustrates how to evaluate creep, oxidation, and TMF in a first-stage gas turbine blade. Often, it is necessary to estimate the temperature and the applied stress to...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.modes.c0060154
EISBN: 978-1-62708-234-1
... of local hot spots, the headers would survive for a reasonable period of time. Ammonia Chemical processing equipment Reformer furnaces Ultrasonic testing ASME SA452-TP316H Creep fracture/stress rupture ( Ref 1 ). A leak was detected in one of the coils in the radiant section of a...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.chem.c9001738
EISBN: 978-1-62708-220-4
... thus the furnace) could be used safely during the foreseen production period. Ammonia Chemical processing equipment Manifolds Oxidation Steam reformers Incoloy 800H UNS N08810 Creep fracture/stress rupture DSM Fertilizers operates several production units in The Netherlands. One of...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001011
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... transfer zone of the coil. It showed that many damage mechanisms may combine in the transition from fracture initiation to final failure. The presence of grain boundary sliding as an indication of creep damage was useful in the characterization of the stress level as high and showed that the process of...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.modes.c9001475
EISBN: 978-1-62708-234-1
... initiated in the region of the tube where the dark fracture surface and columnar grain structure were evident. These features indicated the presence of a defective zone or progressive cracking which had occurred during service. Microscopic examination of sections through the zone revealed extensive creep...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001602
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... in the tip shroud region. Columnar grains Creep Equiaxed grains Hot corrosion Udimet 500 UNS N07500 Creep fracture/stress rupture High-temperature corrosion and oxidation Thermal fatigue fracture Most gas turbine bucket failures are caused by a combination of factors because the...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.chem.c0090454
EISBN: 978-1-62708-220-4
... resistance of the material and accelerated the failure. Chemical analysis Creep resistance Molding resins Residual stresses Shrinkage Solvents Storage vessels High-density polyethylene Creep fracture/stress rupture Brittle fracture A chemical storage vessel failed while in service. The...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.chem.c9001736
EISBN: 978-1-62708-220-4
... mechanism, namely grain boundary sliding, relating to the periodic nature of the loading, with high residual stresses being present. Grain boundary sliding Petrochemical equipment Transfer piping Welded joints 316 UNS S31600 Creep fracture/stress rupture Leakage was detected at the welds...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001737
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... welded successfully, it was suggested that the remaining useful life was effectively exhausted and that it should be replaced. Thermal stresses produced during operation would rapidly result in additional cracks. Casings Gas turbines Thermal stresses 321 UNS S32100 Creep fracture/stress...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.process.c9001581
EISBN: 978-1-62708-235-8
... observations are consistent with limitations (2000 Addendum to ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code) on the use of cold worked austenitic stainless steels for elevated temperature service. Annealing Creep strength 304L UNS S30403 304H UNS S30409 304 UNS S30400 Creep fracture/stress rupture...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001669
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... joints 2.25Cr-1Mo Creep fracture/stress rupture References 1. Henry J. F. , “ Field Metallography: The Applied Techniques of In-Place Analysis ,” Microstructural Science , Vol. 12 , ASM , Metals Park, OH , pp. 537 – 549 ( 1985 ). 2. Roberts B. W. et al...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c0091028
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
.... Electric power generation Overheating Superheater tubes ASTM A213 grade T22 UNS K21590 Creep fracture/stress rupture Failure occurred in a steel superheater tube in a power plant. The tube was specified as ASTM A 213 grade T 22, and the reported operating conditions were 13 MPa (1900 psi) at 482...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c0048299
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... find the circuits with the greatest accumulation of debris and replacing them as necessary was recommended on an annual basis. Exfoliation Scale (corrosion) 1.25Cr-0.5Mo ASME SA213-T11 High-temperature corrosion and oxidation Creep fracture/stress rupture This particular pendant-style...