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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
... of statistical analysis, quality can 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...
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 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...
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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.t52780189
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... 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 related failure information. Review the aforementioned...
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 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.msisep.t59220667
EISBN: 978-1-62708-259-4
... standard 17025 ( Ref 1 ) sets general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, regardless 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...
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 April 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.imub.t53720321
EISBN: 978-1-62708-305-8
.... A rotation type eddy current flaw detection system is used for quality assurance. For drawn wires, rotating type eddy current flaw detection has been used in combination with rotating ultrasonic flaw detection to detect surface defects and inside flaws, respectively, in a two step process. However, the high...
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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
... for use, but they do not conform to the engineering drawings. In effect, they are design changes not shown in the engineering drawings. For this reason, the failure analysis team should review all quality-assurance documentation associated with the failed product to determine if any “use as is” or “repair...
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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
.... 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780025
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
..., it becomes difficult to keep up with the ideas and to get everyone to participate. It is recommended that people with different backgrounds be included, because this ensures the emergence of ideas from different perspectives. Including an engineer, a manufacturing person, a quality-assurance specialist...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060407
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
...) Availability Cost/cost factors Quality control/assurance factors On a basic level, the product design specification for the exhaust system of an automobile must provide for these functions: Conducting engine exhaust gases away from the engine Preventing noxious fumes from entering...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.jub.t53290001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-306-5
... these joining processes do not involve melting and solidification, they provide high-integrity joints free from porosity or solidification-related defects. Transition pieces so produced could be used at a remote site to make similar metal joints between component parts with no undue quality assurance or quality...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260187
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
... 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 imposes stringent demands to ensure satisfactory extrusion quality for many critical...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... and engineering data for aluminum alloy castings and to address the need for a single reference that covers production, quality assurance, properties, and applications of aluminum alloy castings. Unlike most sources, the content addresses not only conventional sand and permanent mold castings, but also...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980551
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
... Division of quality costs 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 companies, it forms part of the production department. Integration...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780147
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
.... This is another reason why having a blend of disciplines (engineering, manufacturing, quality assurance, purchasing, etc.) on a failure analysis team makes sense. If the failure analysis team hypothesizes that mechanical interference or excessive clearance could have induced the failure, the team should...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910331
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... be qualified before fabrication begins. Testing and quality assurance requirements, such as radiography, hydrostatic testing, and ultrasonic inspection, are also covered in the codes and are specified where applicable to ensure compliance. The fabricator is generally required to provide detailed drawings...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
... little manual labor. The manipulating arm unloads five cured parts onto a conveyor system that is then sent to the quality-assurance area ( Fig. 2.13 ). A few employees supervise the entire process. No manual manipulation of the mandrels or fibers is needed. Current production using a five-spindle winder...