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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980551
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
..., and disadvantages. It describes the process chain for order processing within the quality circle and provides information on product liability legal issues. In addition, the chapter discusses the processes involved in quality control, along with its organization, responsibilities, audits, and testing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270053
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses the role of failure analysis in cases involving product liability, property damage, and personal injury litigation. It also explains how material science and technology shed light on criminal activities such as smuggling, counterfeiting, theft, and the willful...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270199
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... Wiley , New York , 1974 Colangelo V.J. and Thornton P.A. , Engineering Aspects of Product Liability , American Society for Metals , 1981 Collins J.A. , Failure of Materials in Mechanical Design: Analysis, Prediction and Prevention , Wiley-Interscience , New York...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200078
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
.... The increasing awareness of product liability and the trend to a protective posture can generate different but equally burdensome and costly supplemental specifications. Non-destructive examination techniques and special testing, in addition to those required by standard material specifications, are often used...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... Implement plan to reduce costs Lower risk of failure Safety Product liability Avoidance of regulation Loss of goodwill Review process and products for exposure to risk Evaluate risk and consequences of failure Lower exposure by technology change Develop new and expanded markets Coatings Alloys...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230493
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... Abstract This chapter describes a process for recovering beryllium from industrial waste associated with beryllium-copper production. It presents several detailed flowsheets along with typical operating parameters such as flow rates, chemical concentrations, particle sizes, and compositional...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.9781627083423
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... References 1. “Standard Terminology for Nondestructive Examinations, Metals Test Methods and Analytical Procedures,” E 1316–00a, Annual Book of ASTM Standards , Vol 3.03 , ASTM International 2. Smith C.O. , Products Liability and Design , Failure Analysis and Prevention , Vol 11 , ASM...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 February 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.chffa.t51040007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-300-3
... or no scrap and generate the final part geometry in a very short time, usually in one or a few strokes of a press or hammer. As a result, forging offers potential savings in energy and material, especially in medium and large production quantities, where tool costs can be easily amortized. In addition...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120131
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
... and applications of this versatile but expensive metal. Cast titanium (see Chapter 6) was thought of as a “future” advance for over a decade before it evolved into an acceptable production technique for critical aerospace component applications. Limitations on Future Advances The designer or potential...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180151
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... in service. In addition, we have become a highly litigious society in which product liability claims are aggressively pursued in the courts as a means to force producers to make safety and reliability improvements and to punish companies financially for unsafe or substandard products. Therefore, analysis...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060407
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... competition, environmental impacts, safety concerns, and legal liability. Making successful products involves a series of interrelated functions ( Fig. 17.1 ) that are not always sufficiently realized. Though practices vary, design and materials selection must be a cooperative effort with ongoing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ssde.t52310233
EISBN: 978-1-62708-286-0
... for products related to food, health care, and laundry because it combines strength and durability with an unexcelled ability to be cleaned, disinfected, and sterilized. These qualities have long been apparent to commercial food, laundry, and health care professionals and have increasingly carried over...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... to catastrophic engine failure and aircraft loss, then the company focus might be on the stress rupture failure cause, even though it occurs only 2% of the time. Statistics can also point to trends over time or over the life cycle of a certain product line. Tracking the life of a particular product design...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
..., nickel and chromium, give rise consists in the important property (which forms the subject of researches at the present time) which they communicate to the said products, steels and irons. “This quality adapts them for a number of purposes and uses for which irons containing carbon and manganese...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300363
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
... a concern. Companies who develop snack foods go to great lengths to try and quantify the chewability of their products. They study the size, shape, and feel of fractured pieces; how these combine with saliva, the mouth’s lubricant; and how easily they are swallowed. Dental Appliances The most...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200437
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... Finishing). Atmosphere, Neutral . . . Furnace atmosphere which is neither oxidizing nor reducing can be made up of an inert gas, e.g., argon, or the products of combustion. Atmosphere, Oxidizing . . . Furnace atmosphere which gives off oxygen under certain conditions, or where there is an excess of oxygen...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120085
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
... on the temperature of the descaling media Variety of scales encountered in titanium descaling Protective coatings used in titanium manufacturing Gas Absorption The capacity of titanium to absorb common gases, including oxygen, hydrogen, and nitrogen (all of which tend to embrittle the product...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.9781627083560
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180029
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... and latent factors. Failures may also involve multiple parts, entire machines, or processes of any size and shape. The chapter examines the unique aspects of many failures and explains how they can sometimes be traced to systemic issues. It also covers the reasons why products fail, including improper...