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Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.chem.c0060104
EISBN: 978-1-62708-220-4
... Abstract Eddy current inspection was performed on a vertical evaporator unit (that contained 180 tubes) used in a chemical processing plant. It was advised that the tube material was type 316 stainless steel. The shell-side fluid was condensate and gaseous methylene chloride, while the tube...
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Published: 15 January 2021
Fig. 4 (a) Eddy current display of impedance plane. (b) Schematic of a smaller indication (green) and larger indication (red) More
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Published: 15 January 2021
Fig. 8 General schematic of eddy-current testing (ET) method. Source: Ref 21 More
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Published: 15 January 2021
Fig. 9 Eddy-current examination of heat exchanger. Source: Ref 21 More
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.bldgs.c0060097
EISBN: 978-1-62708-219-8
... Abstract An eddy current survey of the copper evaporator (chiller) tubes in an absorption air-conditioning unit revealed two tubes in the evaporator bundle with indications typical of longitudinal cracks. Significant necking down and grain distortion at the fracture surfaces was revealed...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.bldgs.c0091699
EISBN: 978-1-62708-219-8
... Abstract Eddy-current inspection was performed on a leaking absorber bundle in an absorption air-conditioning unit. The inspection revealed crack-like indications in approximately 50% of the tubes. The tube material was phosphorus-deoxidized copper. Investigation (visual inspection, chemical...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c0047165
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... eddy-current testing. The flange on the second wheel half failed after only 31 landings, when about 46 cm (18 in.) of the flange broke off as the aircraft was taxiing. Stains on the fracture surfaces were used to determine when cracking was initiated. The analysis (visual inspection, liquid penetrant...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006764
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... of detecting surface discontinuities by magnetic-particle inspection, liquid penetrant inspection, and eddy-current testing. The major NDE methods for internal (volumetric) inspection in failure analysis also are described. eddy-current testing liquid penetrant inspection magnetic-particle inspection...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001021
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
...” events recorded during the life of the aircraft. The bolt hole was examined by eddy current testing, visual examination, high-powered light microscope, and scanning electron microscope. Simulation tests were also conducted. The use of simulation specimens permitted actual crack growth rate data...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001811
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
..., fracture, or elastic collapse (buckling). The evaluation and monitoring of these stresses by nondestructive method may play an important role in assessing the life of the components. In this study, the presence of residual stresses is analyzed by eddy current method. Further, a complete investigation...
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Published: 15 January 2021
Fig. 2 Illustration of the linear relationship observed between nondestructive testing signal magnitude and crack size in automated eddy-current bolt-hole inspections by the United States Air Force. POD, probability of detection More
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001044
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... leaking tube cut into 1.2 m (4 ft) lengths. The second sample was a piece cut from a nonleaking tube. Preliminary test results showed that both tubes were severely cracked and pitted from the outside surface. Eddy current testing was performed on 2% of the tubes evenly distributed throughout...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006758
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
..., to investigate more detailed information into the volume of the component. NDE techniques such as eddy current testing (ET) for electrically-conductive materials, full volumetric inspection using ultrasonic testing (UT) for metals, and radiographic testing (RT) are available in these instances. Eddy current...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003515
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... to understand how safe and reliable that equipment or structure might be over this additional time of service. Common Measurement Techniques Many measurement techniques are employed in NDE. Those most widely used are visual, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, eddy current, ultrasonic, and radiographic...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001048
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... were examined in detail. The tubes had been manufactured by the seamless process as per ASTM A-213 under third-party inspection. They were within the dimensional tolerances and passed chemical, physical, hydrostatic, eddy current, and intergranular corrosion tests. Performance of Other Parts in Same...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001027
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... for corrosion damage whenever the pillow-blocks were removed from the yoke assembly. A simple eddy current technique was recommended for inspection of the bushing bores at intervals of 300 h. No further instances of cracking from the pillow-block bushing bores have been reported by the RAAF since...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001725
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
..., referred to as “end bells” in England and Canada (and in the sketch, Fig. 1 ), are often made of a nonmagnetic alloy to minimize eddy currents and heating therefrom, thus improving the efficiency of the generator. After the accident the inboard field retaining ring was found securely in place on the rotor...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001356
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... inspected 18 months prior to the failure using visual, liquid penetrant and eddy current examination. No defects were found in the area of the groove. Surface Examination Figure 4 shows a slightly enlarged photograph of the origin. Figure 5 shows the various SEM features in the darkened origin...
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
... components eddy current, ultrasonic, x-ray, dye-penetrant, and visual inspections are regularly accomplished. Fatigue Crack Growth Variables The fundamental variables involved in any life assessment are those that describe the effects and interaction of material behavior, geometry, and stress history...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003524
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
...: magnetic-particle inspection of ferrous metals, liquid-penetrant inspection, ultrasonic inspection, and sometimes eddy-current inspection. All these tests are used to detect surface cracks and discontinuities. Radiography is used mainly for internal examination. A photographic record of the results...