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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200220
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... Abstract Casting quality and consistency need to be carefully controlled. This chapter discusses the procedures that describe the process and product quality controls. In addition, it provides information on quality assurance programs. quality assurance quality control steel castings...
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Published: 01 December 1995
Opening image for Chapter 17, “Quality Control and Quality AssuranceMore
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pht2.t51440243
EISBN: 978-1-62708-262-4
... treatment; therefore, if a heat treating operation produces a scrap rate of only 1 to 2%, any profit from that operation is lost. Components of a Quality Assurance Program The components of a program to ensure quality in heat treating should include: Selection of proper material and design...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910363
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
..., and 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 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200140
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... of a casting before it is machined. It shows shape, material, and specification information required by the foundry and the quality assurance department. Tooling engineers need the rough part drawing, as well as the finished part drawing, when designing fixtures to hold the part during machining. The foundry...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780189
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
..., quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, and field service. Gather all related failure information. Review the aforementioned information, and define the problem. Identify all potential failure causes using brainstorming, mind mapping, Ishikawa diagrams, flow charting, the “five whys...
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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 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... 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 in this book includes...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200065
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... in a quality assurance manual. Among the better-known agencies and organizations which publish detailed quality assurance system requirements are ASME, Department of Defense, and ISO which published the ISO 9000 series in 1987. The section of ISO 9000 which is applicable to most foundries is ISO 9002, “Quality...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780089
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... into an 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270003
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... selection, materials certification, processing operations such as casting, forming, joining, machining, heat treatment, surface treatment, and so forth. Service abnormalities and abuses also play a major role in addition to environmental factors. The personnel responsible for the quality assurance...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980551
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
... cost elements. Fig. 8.4 Division of quality costs 8.3 Quality Control 8.3.1 Organization In a functionally structured large organization, the quality-assurance quality-control (QC) department is an independent department represented on the management board ( Fig. 8.5 ). In smaller...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.msisep.t59220667
EISBN: 978-1-62708-259-4
... of their size or the 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
..., such as: A geometry that assures component fitness for functionality A 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 Fig. 2.1 Expertise and goals of product designers and casting engineers...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tstap.t56040020
EISBN: 978-1-62708-428-4
... of thermal spray technologies in industrial manufacturing. Process productivity, quality assurance, and customer confidence have been improved by the development of (i) thermal spray control systems that accurately control the gas, electrical, and cooling water requirements and (ii) diagnostic tools...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780075
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
.... 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 records for nonconformances, and the team should do...
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By A. Wehrstedt
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.htpa.t53310235
EISBN: 978-1-62708-346-1
... for general use. Standardization promotes rationalization and quality assurance in the economy, technology, science, and administration… It creates clarity between suppliers and customers, it facilitates construction, manufacturing, and maintenance . . . and it sets rules for quality and safety...
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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260187
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
...-strength aluminum extrusions. Possible causes and prevention were also discussed. Quality Assurance 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 April 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.imub.t53720321
EISBN: 978-1-62708-305-8
... with the normal beam method. Cold Drawn Hexagonal Bars Requirements for 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...