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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.c9001315
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... the convolutes in the bellows. The weld failure was attributed to poor quality assurance during fabrication, which resulted in cracklike openings at the fusion zone. The openings extended during tensile loading. Use of proper welding procedures and quality control measures were recommended to prevent future...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006838
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... considerations, and quality assurance. The emphasis is on the design and metallurgical aspects for the two main types of metal AM processes: powder-bed fusion (PBF) and directed-energy deposition (DED). The article also describes the processes involved in binder jet sintering, provides information on the design...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006753
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... for enhancing product quality and failure prevention. It initially provides definitions of failure on several different levels, followed by a discussion on the role of failure analysis and the appreciation of quality assurance and user expectations. Systematic analysis of equipment failures reveals physical...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001084
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... increasing stress and initiating fracture. In addition, the composition and hardness of the impeller did not meet specifications. Revision of the casting process and institution of quality assurance methods were recommended. Electric power generation 12% Cr Casting-related failures Fatigue fracture...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.bldgs.c9001611
EISBN: 978-1-62708-219-8
... completion of the weld. Additionally, members of the quality-assurance team confirmed that both flanges of the beam section were to be welded in concert to minimize the development of residual stress during cooling and the potential for damage during welding. Further, to minimize the damage from hydrogen...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001280
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... that all factors shortening tube life be eliminated. This includes chemical control of the filler metal and quality assurance of the weldments, particularly through the use of good welding procedures. How Failure Could Have Been Prevented The reformer tubing could certainly have been functional...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001828
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... to the requirements of ASME Section III sub-section NB and to quality assurance requirements of the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Code Z 299.1 (equivalent to ISO 9001). The pump is coupled to the motor through a rigid spacertype coupling. Each pump is driven by a three-phase vertical induction motor...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.usage.c9001663
EISBN: 978-1-62708-236-5
... % and contains many carbides. Testing of the recommended AISI 431 steel and other steels and establishing optimum heat treatments certainly appear to be essential if the threat of a live round of ammunition mixed with blank cartridges will continue to remain a possibility. Of course, more dependable quality...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003505
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... may, as a result of express oral or written statements, or implication, reasonably rely on the manufacturer's express or implied assurance (including advertising material) as to the quality, condition, and merchantability of goods, and as to the safety of using them for their intended purpose and use...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006803
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... Risk Assessment Final Report: An Evaluation of Containment Assurance Risk for Earth Entry Vehicle and Space Shuttle Sample Return, Pre-Decisional Draft for Planning and Discussion Purposes Only ,” Report to Earth Entry Vehicle Office, Jet Propulsion Laboratory , Aug 31 , 2001 Engineers...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003500
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... measures, significant improvements have been realized in the quality of products and systems. This requires not only an understanding of the role of failure analysis, but also an appreciation of quality assurance and user expectations. Quality and User Expectations of Products and Systems In an era...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.process.c9001522
EISBN: 978-1-62708-235-8
... of the part dimensions had not produced the mechanical properties required throughout the casting. The result was a major delay in the delivery schedule and quality of assured parts. At the request of the manufacturer, the Boeing Company, research scientists, and engineers in the Air Force Research...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006811
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
..., and Quality Assurance/Quality Control Long-Term Implants Orthopedic Devices Surgical Technique Failure Modes Fatigue Fracture Galvanic Corrosion Fretting Corrosion Pitting and Crevice Corrosion Cardiovascular Implants Vascular Stents and Grafts Inferior Vena Cava Filters...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.process.c9001667
EISBN: 978-1-62708-235-8
... concerning the disposition of the component in question. The on-site analysis must provide the same type of microstructural information as an analysis carried out in a qualified metallurgical laboratory. Any sacrifice in the quality of the microstructural information obtained is undesirable. This paper...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003502
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... of the imported strainer showed the wall thickness to be well below the minimum required by applicable American National Standards. The sales drawing (cut sheet) for the strainer indicated “ISO 9002 Quality Assurance,” yet there was no evidence of any International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9000...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003519
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... boundaries within a company and is an integral part of the quality assurance and continuous improvement programs. A proper failure investigation is not a “science project.” In addition, there is a distinct difference between a failure investigation and a metallurgical evaluation. A root-cause failure...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001594
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... to be unrealistically short to assure against leaking. Thus, inspection is impractical unless a technique can be developed that measures the accumulated fatigue that is invisible to current inspection techniques. Vibration measurements are useful in identifying the population at risk of suffering from fatigue...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001777
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... the connections of the ties must be fully prevented from collapse, and special attention must be addressed to these elements both in the design conception (geometric and material connection detailing) and in the manufacturing procedures (execution, inspection, quality control, and stress relief); Scheduling...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003503
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... compatibility between the old system and its replacement. Testability and Quality Assurance The FMEA provides test engineers with information on anticipated failure modes and causes, against which to match fault detection and isolation capabilities. These are used to ensure that all failures can...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003501
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... requires computation of performance parameters as well as selection and implementation of a method for evaluating the overall quality of the trial design. During parametric design, the design or process engineer seeks to optimize performance by: Identifying design variables and their allowable range...