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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780011
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
...Abstract Abstract The hidden factory refers to the activities associated with scrap and rework. This chapter presents a rudimentary understanding of what sorts of things the hidden factory is doing, focusing on how to get one's arms around the rejections that occur most frequently or have...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780057
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... of the next several chapters. This point is particularly relevant in the context of a recurring failure (one of the hidden factory failures mentioned in Chapter 2 ). In these situations, the failure causes are probably obscure and not recognized as likely causes. If the causes were obvious, they likely would...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110513
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
.... In some cases, photographs needed to be replaced by drawings or case studies were slightly modified to ensure the required anonymity of our clients. However, all necessary changes were made in a manner that the technical essentials and conclusions are not falsified. When a car leaves the factory...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.gmpm.t51250293
EISBN: 978-1-62708-345-4
... that they break off in service. (This has happened off and on in gears used in mining.) If large, through-hardened gears are quenched too drastically, there may be hidden cracks in the gear body. On the other hand, an inadequate quench may cause the hardness of the gear teeth to be below specifications...