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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pht2.t51440243
EISBN: 978-1-62708-262-4
... into key points of the heat treating equipment and process with the objective of logging important information for later review or perhaps being taken into account in real time. Before applying statistical control techniques to monitor process or product uniformity, it is important to know how the...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
... Abstract Boiler tube failures associated with material defects are often the result of poor quality control, whether in primary production, on-site fabrication, storage and handling, or installation. This chapter examines quality-related failures stemming from compositional and structural...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980551
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
... Abstract The aim of every extrusion plant is the efficient production of competitive products that meet the appropriate quality requirements. This chapter discusses the processes involved in the selection and introduction of a quality management system, along with its application, advantages...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410253
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
...), and feeder or sprue locations are tentatively designed after selecting the process and the alloy. Specifications are reviewed for feasibility. The product and process changes as well as quality control methods are explored and confirmed. The design is reviewed and confirmed to initiate the sand cast...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060149
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... Abstract This chapter explains how metallography and hardness testing are used to evaluate the quality and condition of metal products. It also discusses the use of tensile testing, fracture toughness and impact testing, fatigue testing, and nondestructive test methods including ultrasonic, x...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.piht2.t55050281
EISBN: 978-1-62708-311-9
... format. Included are advanced production quality planning and control plans. Of particular interest to heat treating is the production part approval process (PPAP) that is required for induction-hardened parts. Instructional manuals with procedures and forms can be obtained from the Automotive Industry...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110666
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... introduction to the failure analysis professional. References [1] Henderson C. , “ Quality and Reliability ”, 21 st Century Product Analysis (Chapter 17) , 1 - 20 ( 2012 ) [2] Staff, “ Statistical Process Control/Design of Experiments ”, Center for System...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260233
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
... charts extrusion statistical process control total quality management Statistical process control and experimental design can potentially have a major impact on manufacturing, product design activities, and process development. The systematic introduction of these methods usually marks the start...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.msisep.t59220519
EISBN: 978-1-62708-259-4
... content, tempering temperature, and prior austenitic grain size. In this chapter, some typical microstructures of quenched and tempered products from the most common steels in this classification are presented. Significant differences should not be expected when examining the microstructure of other...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860081
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
... specifications and their intended use but also provide many additional benefits. Among these are reductions in in-house rework, reduced production costs, improved on-schedule deliveries, and improved employee morale. A very basic part of the technology of manufacturing composite hardware is the work place...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
... converted from the extruded shell to the finished product by numerous drawing operations on rotary drawing machines. However, plastic pipes recently have started to compete against copper tube in low-quality water because of copper solubility and occasional corrosive attack. Fig. 2.84 Extruded and...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030200
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... of many chemical industries. Although major inhibitor formulators and manufacturers adhere to rigid specifications and procedures, it is difficult to correlate product-manufacturing specifications with field performance. One early report on quality-control procedures used by inhibitor manufacturers...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980323
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
... productivity and quality of the products in the extrusion process and methods for process optimization. aluminum alloys billets copper alloys hot extrusion induction furnaces machinery References [Ake 68]: Akeret R...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910475
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... in the chapter are: collection of background information and sampling; preliminary laboratory examination; detailed metallographic and fractographic examinations; chemical analysis of corrosion products and bulk materials; corrosion testing for quality control; mechanical testing for quality control...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110032
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... • Ranfil Robert M. , R&D Productivity , 2nd Edition , Hughes Aircraft Company Study Report , Los Angeles, CA , 1978 • Ross Richard J. , “ The Development of a Total Quality Management System for a Semiconductor Failure Analysis Operation ”, Master’s Thesis, National Technological...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260213
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
... Abstract This chapter provides guidelines on how to set up and run an effective quality-improvement program for aluminum extrusion operations. It begins by identifying production processes and variables that impact the quality of hard and soft alloy extrusions. It then presents a series of...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060175
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... host of quality descriptors, depending on the product and types of application. Some of the quality descriptors listed in Tables 8.1 and 8.2 , such as forging quality or cold extrusion quality, are self-explanatory. The meaning of others is less obvious: for example, merchant quality hot-rolled...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060085
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... level of quality in a cost-effective manner. These alloy production methods may consist of traditional air melting practices, vacuum melting methods, or powder production techniques. Each of these processes has its own set of advantages and limitations, and examples of each are discussed in detail in...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 April 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.imub.t53720345
EISBN: 978-1-62708-305-8
... variables of little or no interest affect instrument indications to a greater degree than do the variables of interest. References 1. Nondestructive Inspection of Tubular Products , Nondestructive Evaluation and Quality Control , Vol 17 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 1989...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.msisep.t59220009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-259-4
... iron-based alloys (steels and cast irons) as engineering materials and their constant evolution. While steels are the most widely used iron-based alloys, about 70% of all cast metal production consists of cast irons ( Ref 3 ). Although iron artifacts have been produced on a small scale from...