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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005836
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
...-calculations, human analysis-decisions, multiple system arrangements, and zone control systems for power supply selection. It provides information on the maintenance of induction power supplies, detailing the safety precautions to be taken and the need for routine inspection and servicing. capacitors...
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Published: 01 January 2001
Fig. 15 Lockheed Martin Laser UT system testing a complex composite duct. This system routinely inspects parts ten times faster than conventional water-coupled UT systems and does not require expensive tooling to hold the part under test. The inspection head would be positioned above the part More
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Published: 01 August 2018
Fig. 15 Lockheed Martin LaserUT system testing a complex composite duct. This system routinely inspects parts ten times faster than conventional water-coupled ultrasonic testing systems and does not require expensive tooling to hold the part under test. The inspection head would be positioned More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006441
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... Abstract Guided wave testing (GWT) is a method of nondestructive evaluation for the inspection of pipelines. This article focuses mainly on explaining GWT as it is applied in routine established use, covered by standards, in the oil and gas industry and also introduces some of the other...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003237
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... Abstract Acoustic-emission inspection detects and analyzes minute acoustic-emission signals generated by discontinuities in materials under applied stress. This article discusses the types of acoustic emissions (continuous-type emissions and burst-type emissions) and applications, including...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003621
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
... B, and A106, grade B, it was found that E7010-Al weld metal was cathodic to both when exposed to raw brine at 50 °C (120 °F). Finally, routine inspection of a column in which a mixture of hydrocarbons was water washed at 90 °C (195 °F) revealed that E7016 welds used in the original fabrication...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003238
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... determines the penetration capability. Table 3 gives penetrating capabilities of x-ray beams of various energy levels expressed as the range of steel thickness that can be satisfactorily inspected. The maximum values in this table represent thicknesses of steel that can be routinely inspected using...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005850
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
.... Maintenance tips and points to consider regarding power supplies include: Daily, routinely open the doors to inspect for water-cooling leaks, drips, and condensation. This inspection must be done with the cooling pump on. The ideal time for this is at the end of a shift when the system is warmed up...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004159
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... not be run wet or cold unless specifically designed to do so. Routine inspection programs, for monitoring stack lining and structural integrity, should be initiated. Low-Temperature Heat Exchangers in HRSG of Gas Turbines The gas cannot be cooled too much because of the danger of nitric acid...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006454
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... the instrumentation principles of acoustic emission and reviews the role of acoustic emission in materials studies. The article illustrates the testing of metal-matrix composites (MMCs) using acoustic emission and the use of acoustic emission inspection in production quality control. It concludes with information...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004138
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... have begun to do their part to help reduce preventable injuries by conducting routine inspections, maintenance, and repair of their playgrounds. A thorough facility inspection coupled with timely corrective action by the inspector once a defective or degraded component is identified is the only sure...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004215
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... to commencing the work, the person undertaking the inspection should: Become familiar with the work scope, including anomaly reporting limits and applicable procedures/routines, and liaising with support staff if clarification is sought Review the history of the item to be inspected, noting any...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006010
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... century. During the industrial revolution, emphasis shifted from the craftsmanship model to the factory model, which emphasized production inspection, according to the American Society for Quality (ASQ) ( Ref 1 ). Quality became vital to the U.S. war effort in World War II. There had to be consistent...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003452
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... installed by several organizations. In total, over 900 repairs have now been installed, over half by WR-ALC. Routine inspections are conducted using thermography, and none of the repairs installed using the GBS surface preparation have failed. Cost savings for the WR-ALC effort alone are estimated...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005330
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
.... Steel casting producers routinely test each heat of steel to make sure it meets the mechanical properties required in the material specification. The heat is also analyzed chemically to certify that it meets the standard. Other specialized tests can be required, such as low-temperature impact testing...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006764
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... of small cracks are, however, less distinct if they are subsurface. Therefore, when planning an inspection, or when performing a failure analysis, one must remember that discontinuities near the theoretical detection limit may well be missed during routine inspection. If the surface is altered by peening...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 19
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v19.a0002393
EISBN: 978-1-62708-193-1
... as on equivalent structures in Europe. Most of the full-scale testing was done to two lifetimes or less, compared to five lifetimes in Europe. In addition, the CAA believed that U.S. inspection programs were not based on a sound engineering evaluation. In the early 1970s, with these concerns in mind, the CAA...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003386
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... accidental LVI has occurred, it would be impractical and should not be necessary as a part of a routine preflight inspection. Most criteria employed today involve the concept of defining undesirable damage as that which is clearly visible by a trained observer at a set distance, for example 1.5 m (5 ft...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006459
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... for radiographic inspection with radiation energies up to 10 MeV. With the image intensifier, a 2% difference in absorption can be routinely achieved in production inspection applications. The typical dynamic range of an image intensifier before image processing is approximately 2000 to 1. A schematic...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002176
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
... machining, and inspection. The article provides information on hardware, data base, interfaces, and benefits of integrating machining with the CAD/CAM system of a manufacturing plant. It also provides an overview of direct, computer and, distributed numerical control, which are devoid of a number...