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Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001815
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... production lot were also tensile tested to observe the normal overload fracture characteristics at room temperature. The full-sized pins fractured at the same location as the service failures, but with the ductile overload morphology expected for high copper alloys. Nearly knife-edge fractures were produced...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c0046469
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... that the tubes had been fabricated from copper alloy C27000 (yellow brass, 65% Cu) and that only a trace of the nominal 35% Zn remained in the brittle layer. It was concluded that failure of the tubes was the result of the use of an uninhibited brass that has a high zinc content and therefore is readily...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.steel.c0046956
EISBN: 978-1-62708-232-7
...Abstract Abstract A brazing-furnace muffle 34 cm (13 in.) wide, 26 cm (10 in.) high, and 198 cm (78 in.) long, was fabricated from nickel-base high-temperature alloy sheet and installed in a gas-fired furnace used for copper brazing of various assemblies. The operating temperature of the muffle...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c0046737
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... (manganese bronze). The bolts and nuts were made of copper alloy C46400 (naval brass, uninhibited). The water that was circulated through the tower had high concentrations of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and chloramines. Analysis (visual inspection, bend tests, fractographs, 50x unetched micrographs, 100x...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.design.c0091538
EISBN: 978-1-62708-233-4
...Abstract Abstract Electrical contact-finger retainers blanked and formed from annealed copper alloy C65500 (high-silicon bronze A) failed prematurely by cracking while in service in switchgear aboard seagoing vessels. In this service they were sheltered from the weather but subject to indirect...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.modes.c0091690
EISBN: 978-1-62708-234-1
...Abstract Abstract A substantial number of copper alloy C27000 (yellow brass, 65Cu-35Zn) ferrules for electrical fuses cracked while in storage and while in service in paper mills and other chemical processing plants. The ferrules, made by three different manufacturers, were of several sizes...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001103
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... that offers more resistance to this failure mechanism. Although little guidance exists in the literature, it is generally true that resistance to SCC increases with an increase in copper content. Therefore, a high-tensile-strength nickel-aluminum bronze that does not contain an aluminum-rich beta phase may...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.marine.c9001673
EISBN: 978-1-62708-227-3
...Abstract Abstract The failure of a 90-10 cupronickel heat exchanger tube resulted in flooding of the vessel and subsequently sinking it. The corrosion of the cupronickel alloy was facilitated by the high sulfur content of the seawater in which it operated. The failure modes were anodic...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c0048708
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
...Abstract Abstract The horizontal heat-exchanger tubes made of copper alloy C70600, in one of two hydraulic-oil coolers in an electric power plant, leaked after 18 months of service. River water was used as the coolant in the heat-exchanger tubes. Several nodules on the inner surface and holes...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.conag.c0047392
EISBN: 978-1-62708-221-1
... (a weldment of low-alloy steel castings). The roadarm fractured in the HAZ because of high carbon-equivalent content. Fracture surface is at arrow. 0.8× Some roadarms of similar carbon content and welded by the same procedure had not failed; it was determined that this was because they had been...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001836
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
..., investigators concluded the pipe was contaminated with copper at the mill were it was produced. line pipe cracks copper contamination high-strength low-alloy pipe steel copper entrapment SEM backscattered electron analysis bend ductility API 5L X65 PSL2 (high-strength low-alloy steel...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006828
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
.../s11668-019-00626-w Brazeability is a term that was coined for the relative ease at which a material may be brazed. Low-carbon steels, copper, and copper alloys (except the high-lead brasses) are generally considered to be the metals most easily brazed. In contrast, stainless steels, titanium...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006786
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... copper alloy penetrated the grain boundaries ( Fig. 6 ) of the stressed axles. Because of the high temperature, the axles were weak, and the final fractures occurred by torsion. Fig. 6 X-ray elemental composition maps made with the electron microprobe of a copper penetration crack in a failed...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... at High temperatures,” Report No. IITRI-P06150-P495A, IITRI/MRF, NASA—Marshall Space Flight Center, 27 Dec 1991 . 2. Swisher J.H. and Fuchs E.O. , Dispersion-Strengthening of Copper by Internal Oxidation of Two-Phase Copper-Zirconium Alloys , Copper and Its Alloys , Monograph...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0001817
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... and can cause pitlike wall perforation more rapidly than layer type. An acidic environment favors layer-type attack. High-zinc brasses of the α variety, such as copper alloy C26000 (cartridge brass, 70%), are more susceptible to dezincification than copper alloys having a lower zinc content, for example...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0001822
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
..., a review was published of railroad-car axle failures due to the absorption of molten copper ( Ref 2 ). Most axle-journal failures occurred near the wheel hub, an area of high stress and temperature. A broken axle was shown in which the fracture was not destroyed after breakage had occurred. From...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003554
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... at approximately 260 °C (500 °F) and was displaced or volatilized. Frictional heating continued until the bronze bearing shells melted at 900 to 925 °C (1650 to 1700 °F), and the molten copper alloy penetrated the grain boundaries ( Fig. 5 ) of the stressed axles. Because of the high temperature, the axles were...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003553
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... blanked and formed from annealed copper alloy C65500 (high-silicon bronze A) failed prematurely by cracking while in service in switchgear aboard seagoing vessels. In this service they were sheltered from the weather but subject to indirect exposure to the sea air. About 50% of the contact-finger...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0001809
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... & Sons , 1966 4. Wilcock D.F. and Booser E.R. , Bearing Design and Application , McGraw-Hill , 1957 High-Performance Bearings Babbitts Copper-Lead Bearing Alloys Bronze Bearing Materials Aluminum Alloys Surface Tension Hydrostatic Lubrication Hydrodynamic...
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Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003548
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
..., such as magnesium or zinc, may be introduced into the galvanic assembly. The most active member will corrode while providing cathodic protection to the other members in the galvanic assembly (for example, zinc anodes in cast iron waterboxes of copper alloy water-cooled heat exchangers). Cathodic protection...