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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780089
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... the materials 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200220
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... testing laboratory Fig. 17-18 An impact test being performed Quality Assurance Programs Definition and Purpose The term “Quality Assurance” or QA, has broad implications, generally signifying all the actions taken by a manufacturer to ensure that the product not only meets...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200065
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... vague or wide open will usually lead to the foundry supplying castings to a different quality level than that expected by the user. For example, consider the following nondestructive testing requirements: “The castings shall be magnetic-particle tested on all accessible surfaces in accordance...
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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
... of an induction heat treating system. Existing systems can also be compared so that possible system improvement can be made. EFFECTIVE SYSTEMS of quality control/quality assurance are essential for modern-day heat-treating practices. The essentials of an effective control program include: Process control...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pht2.t51440243
EISBN: 978-1-62708-262-4
... control, control charting, and in-process inspection and testing; and applying statistical quality control and final testing (sampling) to verify the results. References References 1. Dossett J.L. , Baker G.M. , Brown T.D. , and McCurdy D.W. , Statistical Process Control...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... common goals. Figure 2.1 summarizes the expertise of each discipline and their common goals. Together, they strive to achieve common objectives, such as: A geometry that assures component fitness for functionality A configuration that assures manufacturability and target quality with the least...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... representative on the team ensures quick and accurate communication with suppliers. The failure analysis team will need to assess the product pedigree, which may require additional testing or inspection; including a quality-assurance representative will expedite obtaining this information. In some cases...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200140
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... defines the shape 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780189
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
..., with representatives from engineering, 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.msisep.t59220667
EISBN: 978-1-62708-259-4
... ) 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 technical requirements...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910331
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... and alloys that might be selected for corrosive (and noncorrosive) service. Where welding is the primary joining method, welding procedures and welders must be qualified before fabrication begins. Testing and quality assurance requirements, such as radiography, hydrostatic testing, and ultrasonic inspection...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860081
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
... from which the current technology was derived. The discussion covers quality control requirements for composite fabrication technology and cleanliness standards in the workplace. It describes technology developed for specific components, including satellites struts, aircraft hydraulic cylinders, drill...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320323
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
...; incoming material control; process control of sand preparation and system maintenance; metallic charge materials; product quality control; and melting, metallurgical, and mechanical testing. casting mechanical testing melting metallurgical testing process control product launch process product...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030360
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
.... By the 1980s, instances of catastrophic plant failure were much reduced due to better materials, tighter control of design, improved fabrication quality assurance, appropriate maintenance, valid inspections, better plant process control, and so forth. This improved track record and the continued drive...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 April 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.imub.t53720321
EISBN: 978-1-62708-305-8
... 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 at the area...
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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
... encyclopedia, the “systematic and jointly undertaken harmonization—by interested parties—of material and intangible objects for general use. Standardization promotes rationalization and quality assurance in the economy, technology, science, and administration… It creates clarity between suppliers and customers...
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...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780343
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... in the polymer. Using this scheme, a comparison of failed and virgin plastic parts can lead to a quality-assurance test and a reason for a performance failure. References References 1. Mark J.E. , Eisenberg A. , Graessley W. , Mandelkern L. , and Koenig J. , “ Physical...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060407
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... and certification standards are developed for use by designers, quality assurance agencies, industries, and testing laboratories. The leading domestic publisher of such standards is the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). Its standards number several thousand and are published in a set of 70 volumes...
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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
... design changes may occur (but not be shown in related drawings or specifications) is on 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...