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Published: 01 January 2002
Fig. 5 Optical micrograph of copper penetration (liquid metal embrittlement) in the broken axles. 300× More
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Published: 15 January 2021
Fig. 57 Liquid metal embrittlement in two aluminum alloy 2024-T4 plates that were wetted with liquid mercury and then loaded to fracture in tension. Fracture occurred rapidly at a stress well below the nominal yield strength of the plates. Visible on each fracture surface is a flat, mercury More
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Published: 15 January 2021
Fig. 48 Copper-induced liquid metal embrittlement in a 0.5 wt% carbon steel that occurred when the steel was in contact with liquid copper at 1100 °C (2010 °F). 2% nital etch More
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Published: 15 January 2021
Fig. 49 Zinc-induced liquid metal embrittlement in 321 austenitic stainless steel. Etched in Vilella's reagent More
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
... Abstract Metal-induced embrittlement is a phenomenon in which the ductility or fracture stress of a solid metal is reduced by surface contact with another metal in either liquid or solid form. This article summarizes the characteristics of solid metal induced embrittlement (SMIE) and liquid...
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
... Abstract Metal-induced embrittlement is a phenomenon in which the ductility or the fracture stress of a solid metal is reduced by surface contact with another metal in either the liquid or solid form. This article summarizes some of the characteristics of liquid-metal- and solid-metal-induced...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003635
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
... Abstract Liquid metal induced embrittlement (LMIE) is the reduction of the fracture resistance of a solid material during exposure to a liquid metal. This article discusses the mechanisms and occurrence condition of LMIE and describes the effects of metallurgical factors, such as grain size...
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Published: 01 January 2002
Fig. 33 Liquid-metal-induced embrittlement and cracking evidence that occurred during torch brazing. 2% nital etch. 119× More
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Published: 15 January 2021
Fig. 36 Liquid-metal-induced embrittlement and cracking evidence that occurred during torch brazing. 2% nital etch. Original magnification: 119× More
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0001812
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
...-corrosion cracking, hydrogen embrittlement, and liquid-metal embrittlement of bolts and nuts. The article explains the most commonly used protective metal coatings for ferrous metal fasteners. Zinc, cadmium, and aluminum are commonly used for such coatings. The article also illustrates the performance...
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
... Abstract This article provides a background of friction-bearing failures due to overheating. The failures of locomotive axles caused by overheated traction-motor support bearings are discussed. The article also describes liquid-metal embrittlement (LME) in steel. It examines the results...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004211
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... stress, and stress-oriented hydrogen-induced cracking. The article considers hydrogen attack, corrosion fatigue, and liquid metal embrittlement and the methods of combating them. It explains the causes of velocity-accelerated corrosion and erosion-corrosion. The article summarizes some corrective...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003142
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... and liquid metal embrittlement. A short section discusses the addition of alloys that can improve the corrosion resistance of titanium. cavitation corrosion resistance crack propagation crevice corrosion erosion-corrosion galvanic corrosion hot salt corrosion stress corrosion cracking titanium...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003225
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... range of failures, including fatigue failure, distortion failure, wear failure, corrosion failure, stress-corrosion cracking, liquid-metal embrittlement, hydrogen-damage failure, corrosion-fatigue failure, and elevated-temperature failure. This article describes the classification of fractures...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006824
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... used in the laboratory portion of the failure investigation are mentioned in the failure examples. The topics covered are creep, localized overheating, thermal-mechanical fatigue, high-cycle fatigue, fretting wear, erosive wear, high-temperature oxidation, hot corrosion, liquid metal embrittlement...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003632
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
... to as hydrogen embrittlement), liquid-metal embrittlement, and solid metal induced embrittlement. In general, these different phenomena show many similarities, and it would at first seem appropriate to propose an all-encompassing mechanism to account for these behaviors. For example, all of these phenomena...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003636
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
... Abstract Embrittlement that occurs below the melting point of the embrittling species is known as solid metal induced embrittlement (SMIE) of metals. This article provides a discussion on the characteristics and investigations of SMIE, liquid metal induced embrittlement, and delayed failure...
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Published: 30 August 2021
Fig. 51 (a) Weld cap at the through-wall crack location, showing branched cracking. The weld cap had a gray stain where liquid mercury had reacted with the surface. (b) Micrograph of cross section of liquid metal embrittlement crack showing branched intergranular cracking More
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Published: 15 January 2021
Fig. 44 Scanning electron micrscope secondary electron image of liquid metal embrittlement in steel locomotive axle More