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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006832
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
.... Manufacturing defects are defects acquired during the manufacturing process, which may or may not compromise product safety. Manufacturing defects not discovered through internal quality audits and inspections may cause a defective product to become introduced into the stream of commerce. Warnings defects...
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
... avoided if the victim had been wearing safety glasses. The possibility of eye injury when working with tools is well known. Manufacturers usually add a warning to the product itself or its packaging. Employers require both workers and visitors to wear eye protection and provide training on its importance...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006815
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... by a faulty FMEA. In recent years, cases involving claims over “lack of warnings” have resulted in overabundant safety warnings for certain products. Plastering complex warning notices over multiple surfaces of a product in letters so small that magnification is required to read them arguably contributes...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001271
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... objects. All hammers must be marked with a warning to that effect as well as a caution to wear safety goggles. The warnings notwithstanding, in most cases it is difficult to determine the hardness of an object without hardness data. In this instance, however, the user should have known that both hammers...
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
... in letters so small that a microscope is required to read them contributes nothing toward safety. However, carefully designed warnings, applied in appropriate circumstances, can be an effective means of preventing accidents and failures. Selection of Materials, Products, and Parts Another critical...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006821
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... a diverse project team when performing a root-cause analysis. There are many different types and scopes of aircraft investigations. Governmental investigative agencies may perform failure investigations. For instance, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in the United States engages...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006817
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... should be overhauled, and how often? What aspect of performance should be monitored? How much deterioration should trigger repair work? Most sites have idle assets that are standing by in the event they are needed, such as back-up generators or fire safety systems. Being idle, they do not wear out...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003504
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
...? What aspect of performance should be monitored? How much deterioration should trigger repair work? Most sites have idle assets that are standing by in the event they are needed, such as backup generators or fire safety systems. Being idle, they do not wear out through use and their performance...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.9781627083294
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.conag.c9001139
EISBN: 978-1-62708-221-1
... a safety analysis, including reasonably foreseeable use and misuse of equipment, Be aware of and take full account of applicable codes and standards, Prepare users and maintenance manuals carefully, and in detail, and Warn against hazards as appropriate. Selected References Selected...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.machtools.c0089429
EISBN: 978-1-62708-223-5
.... Finally, it should be noted that this accident could have been avoided if the victim had been wearing safety glasses. The possibility of eye injury when working with tools is well known. Manufacturers usually add a warning to the product itself or its packaging. Employers require both workers and visitors...
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
... what expectations existed among various parties is often part of the analysis. Product safety continues to improve, but expectations are also heightened. Failure Definitions In the general sense of the word, a failure is defined as an undesirable event or condition. For purposes of discussion...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.rail.c9001138
EISBN: 978-1-62708-231-0
... analysis, etc., Conduct appropriate tests, Conduct a safety analysis, including reasonably foreseeable use and misuse of equipment, Be aware of and take full account of applicable codes and standards, Prepare users and maintenance manuals carefully, and in detail, and Warn against hazards...
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
..., be they loss of production, property damage, injury, or fatality. The discipline has also been used effectively as a teaching tool for new or less experienced engineers. The importance and value of failure analysis to safety, reliability, performance, and economy are well documented. For example...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006942
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
...? Were quality control documents updated to reflect any inspections necessary to catch problems before the product was distributed into the stream of commerce? Has product literature been updated to clarify usage conditions or warn against inappropriate environments? What is the efficacy of the design...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001122
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
..., the eye injury in this case could have been avoided by the use of safety goggles or other equivalent eye protection, as is also mentioned in section 5.3 of ANSI/HTI B 173.3 ( Ref 1 ). Section 5. 11 of the standard calls for an eye protection warning, which was not present on either the head or handle...
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
... and effects analysis fault analysis fault equivalence probability of failure product development cycle FAILURE MODES AND EFFECTS ANALYSIS (FMEA) has evolved into a powerful tool that can be used by design engineers during all phases of product development to enhance product safety and reliability...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003523
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
.... The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standard 921, “Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations” ( Ref 2 ), gives guidelines for a systematic approach for the fire and explosion investigation process. The “Accident Prevention Manual” ( Ref 3 ) published by the National Safety Council is an excellent...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003566
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
.... The macrostructure and microstructure of spall cavities are described, along with some aspects of the numerous specifications for striking/struck tools. The article also describes the availability of spall-resistant metals and the safety aspects of striking/struck tools in railway applications. fractography...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006772
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... Protection Association (NFPA) standard 921, “Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations” ( Ref 2 ), provides guidelines for a systematic approach for the fire and explosion investigation process. The Accident Prevention Manual ( Ref 3 ) published by the National Safety Council is an excellent general...