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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.c9001282
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... Abstract Two AISI type 316 stainless steel components intended for use in a reducer section for sodium piping in a fast breeder test reactor were found to be severely corroded—the first soon after pickling, and the second after passivation treatments. Metallographic examination revealed...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001780
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... fracture morphologies observed in such cases and metallographic appearances of MnS-containing materials are illustrated. structural components fracture inclusions resulfurized steel stringers microstructural analysis fracture resistance AISI 11xx (resulfurized carbon steel) Introduction...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.chem.c9001401
EISBN: 978-1-62708-220-4
... Abstract Following disruption of the austenitic stainless steel basket of a hydro-extractor used for the separation of crystals of salt (sodium chloride) from glycerin, samples of the broken parts were analyzed. Examination revealed that the fish-plates joining the reinforcing hoops had broken...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001583
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... source components were required to meet or exceed the cycles to failure achieved by the OEM components, in order to be considered as a second source supplier. These components were required to be manufactured from PH 13-8 Mo stainless steel, aged to the H1050 condition. These manufacturers are identified...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001819
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... fractography, microstructural observation of duplex stainless steel in an optical microscope, and hardness tests. These techniques complement each other and thus, in an efficient way, allow the identification of the cause of the component failure. Methodology A duplex stainless steel shaft...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.conag.c9001723
EISBN: 978-1-62708-221-1
... employ wire ropes to support the jibs, but the majority use steel bars fitted with appropriate spliced and pinned link joints, and in some designs the main and counterweight jibs are each supported by only one such tie. It is with failure of components of this type that the article is mainly concerned...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.steel.c9001452
EISBN: 978-1-62708-232-7
... Abstract A bracket which formed part of the carrier of a chain conveyor system used to transport components through a continuous oven fractured. A brittle crack originated on the inside of the right-angled bend, the surface having oxidized subsequently. The remaining portion of the fracture...
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Published: 01 January 2002
Fig. 4 A cleavage fracture in a carbon steel component is shown. Scanning electron micrograph. 593× More
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Published: 01 January 2002
Fig. 10 Stainless steel component that was flexed in service. The transition between fatigue and dimple rupture is shown. Scanning electron micrograph. 1187× More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Fig. 5 Metallographic cross section through a carbon steel component inadvertently welded with an austenitic stainless steel filler metal. Brittle cracking occurred in a very hard region in the center of the weld. 2% Nital Etchant (Original Magnification 12.5 ×) More
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Published: 15 January 2021
Fig. 4 Cleavage fracture in a carbon steel component. Scanning electron micrograph. Original magnification: 593× More
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Published: 15 January 2021
Fig. 10 Stainless steel component that was flexed in service. The transition between fatigue and dimple rupture is shown. Scanning electron micrograph. Original magnification: 1187× More
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Published: 01 January 2002
Fig. 2 Components of a steel wire rope. Source: Ref 3 More
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Published: 30 August 2021
Fig. 2 Components of a steel wire rope. Source: Ref 1 . Created by P. Toone. Courtesy of OSHA DTSEM/SLTC More
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001910
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... Abstract Breech bolt assemblies from the Gatling guns used on fighter aircraft failed during firing tests. Metallography of the failed components revealed considerable decarburization which resulted in a loss of surface hardness. It was also determined that the maraging steel components were...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001504
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
..., troublesome failure mechanisms, the role of high strength aluminum alloys and steels, and situations where fracture mechanics analyses provided insight into the failures. The two main failure mechanisms were: fatigue occurring mainly in steel components, and corrosion related problems with aluminum alloys...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006784
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... of hydrogen damage in all the major commercial alloy systems. It covers the broader topic of hydrogen damage, which can be quite complex and technical in nature. The article focuses on failure analysis where hydrogen embrittlement of a steel component is suspected. It provides practical advice for the failure...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003552
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... of hydrogen embrittlement discussed include internal reversible hydrogen embrittlement, hydrogen environment embrittlement, and hydrogen reaction embrittlement. The article describes preservice and early-service fractures of commodity-grade steel components suspected of hydrogen embrittlement. Some prevention...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.process.c0047745
EISBN: 978-1-62708-235-8
... by the thickness of the oxide layer that the steel surface was not protected from oxidation by the flux during torch heating. It was concluded that the failure was caused by lack of a metallurgical bond between the brazing alloy and the stainless steel. Components made of 347 stainless steel (better brazeability...
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
... Abstract A heavily worked 304 stainless steel wire basket recrystallized and distorted while in service at 650 deg C (1200 deg F). This case study demonstrates that heavily cold worked austenitic stainless steel components can experience large losses in creep strength, and potentially...