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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910363
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... inspection and quality assurance. The next section discusses the methods by which metals, and in some cases their alloys, can be applied to almost all other metals and alloys: electroplating, electroless plating, hot dipping, thermal spraying, cladding, pack cementation, vapor deposition, ion implantation...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pht2.t51440243
EISBN: 978-1-62708-262-4
... be assured. Quality cannot be inspected into a part, but proper attention to each step of the process can identify sources of problems and prevent their occurrence. As demand for increased quality and documentation has been experienced by heat treaters, the subject of automatic collection and use...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.piht2.t55050281
EISBN: 978-1-62708-311-9
... Abstract This chapter discusses quality control programs and procedures for induction heat-treating systems and includes related forms and checklists. induction hardening quality control EFFECTIVE SYSTEMS of quality control/quality assurance are essential for modern-day heat...
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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110524
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... capabilities of many key optoelectronic failure analysis tools. The final section describes the common steps that should be followed so as to assure product reliability of optoelectronic components. failure analysis light emitting diodes optoelectronic devices product reliability semiconductor lasers...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910475
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... available Time consuming and relatively expensive. Results may be very sensitive to orientation of specimen with respect to wrought direction, etc. Data from tests on smooth specimens have limited use, often only for relative ranking or quality assurance purposes. D.5 Cyclic load Application of...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfub.t53740213
EISBN: 978-1-62708-308-9
... Abstract This chapter covers the practical aspects of machining, particularly for turning, milling, drilling, and grinding operations. It begins with a discussion on machinability and its impact on quality and cost. It then describes the dimensional and surface finish tolerances that can be...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2007
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pmsspmp.t52000039
EISBN: 978-1-62708-312-6
... temperature and pressure, and powder characteristics, such as particle size and shape, influence the quality of manufactured parts. It describes the various stages of metal powder compaction, the role of lubricants, and how to account for dimensional changes in the design of tooling and process sequences...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060291
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... Abstract Steels that resist corrosive attack from normal atmospheric exposure and contain a minimum of 10.5% Cr and 50% Fe are generally classified as stainless steels. Their special qualities lie in a chromium-rich oxide surface film that quickly regrows when damaged. This chapter discusses...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780189
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
.... The approach outlined in this book can be used as the basis of a failure analysis process. The process should include the following steps: Designate a failure analysis team, with representatives from engineering, quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, and field service. Gather all...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... failure analysis procedures, tools, and technologies, failure analysis training instills a way of thinking that helps engineers, manufacturing specialists, purchasing specialists, field service technicians, and quality-assurance personnel become more successful. The failure analysis process outlined...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270003
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... responsible for the quality assurance at these various stages would get very useful feedback from a detailed failure analysis so that at each stage appropriate precautions could be taken to avoid introduction of deleterious defects. Hence, when there is a failure in a component or structure, the beneficiaries...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.msisep.t59220667
EISBN: 978-1-62708-259-4
... extent of tests or calibrations performed. ISO 17025 defines “quality assurance” requirements like those of ISO 9001 ( Ref 2 ). In addition, ISO 17025 defines technical requirements concerning the methodologies to be used for testing and calibrations. These requirements cover the basic care that any...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 April 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.imub.t53720321
EISBN: 978-1-62708-305-8
... strict quality assurance are required for gaging inside flaws to the same level as surface flaws. The conventional testing method is manual detection with the normal beam method. Because this method requires testing with plural directions, working efficiency is low. Furthermore, an untested zone remains...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780089
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... infusible, insoluble material. This dictates that chemical methods must be used to control fabrication and that physical, chemical, and thermal testing must be performed on the starting materials rather than the finished product. The quality of thermoset hardware can only be assured by either the...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780081
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... rejected material dispositioned as “use as is” or “repair.” When the quality-assurance organization rejects a component or subassembly, something must be done with the rejected material. Two possible dispositions are “use as is” or “repair.” A “use as is” disposition means that someone with authority and...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780075
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
...) on nonconforming material reports. This is especially true in highly regulated industries, such as aerospace, defense, biomedical, cosmetics, and food manufacturers. These records are retained in the organization’s quality-assurance files and database. The failure analysis team should review these...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... configuration that assures manufacturability and target quality with the least cost, and A product that can be brought to market in the least amount of time engineering components design validation engineering design design for casting ...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260187
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
... aluminum extrusions. Possible causes and prevention were also discussed. Quality assurance standards generally require heat treated extruded shapes to meet certain conditions, such as tensile, compression, and shear properties. The major market for harder alloy extruded shapes is aerospace, which...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780025
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... from different perspectives. Including an engineer, a manufacturing person, a quality-assurance specialist, a buyer, and so forth on the failure analysis team (as recommended earlier) ensures a mix of backgrounds. It is not recommended to include people at different management levels, because lower...