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Remnants of two zirconium impellers were submitted to IMR Test Labs (a division of Ithaca Materials Research) for post-service materials analysis. Both impellers were utilized in chemical industry... (View Full Article)
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Tensile testing of thermal spray coatings is currently covered by a variety of internal company specifications and generally by ASTM C-633. It is a highly recognized fact that liquid epoxies, on... (View Full Article)
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This article discusses the failure analysis for 20,000 liter (5000 gallon) hot water holding tank that fractured during off hours at a large automotive part manufacturing facility. The incident... (View Full Article)
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Fractography is critical to failure analysis of metals and plastics. Fractography of plastics is a relatively new field with many similarities to metals. Using case histories, various aspects of... (View Full Article)
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The HVOF process with reduced heat effect on the substrate and therefore minimal degradation of fatigue properties is now finding wide application in fatigue critical applications. The critical... (View Full Article)
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The heterogeneous or composite nature of the thermal spray deposit can make choosing a metallographic preparation process very difficult. Hard vs. soft phases, brittle ceramics, and mixtures of many... (View Full Article)
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A part drawing must delineate many requirements that impact service life. Proper attention to the drawing requirements during part manufacture is critical. The technical significance of drawing... (View Full Article)
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With the many Original Equipment Manufacturer's (OEM's) criteria for evaluation of thermal spray materials, laboratories are forced to have multiple criteria/systems to test and analyze coatings. As... (View Full Article)
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In Essen at the ITSC2002, the initial results of the EACMT (European Airline Committee for Materials & Technology) Sub-Committee on Standardization in Quality Control of Thermal Spray Coatings for the... (View Full Article)
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A Round Robin study involving 19 coating suppliers and independent laboratories was conducted on tensile testing of thermally sprayed coatings to determine the accuracy and consistency of the tensile... (View Full Article)
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The characterization of a thermal barrier coating (TBC) using routine metallographic methods has has investigators uncertain as to the authenticity of the microstructure concerning porosity, cracking... (View Full Article)
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The metallographic process for evaluating thermally sprayed coatings is sometimes viewed as a variable process in the scope of coating evaluation. There is always a question as to whether the failure... (View Full Article)
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The Central Coatings Laboratory (CCL) is a program that deals with training in coating evaluation techniques. The approach uses a combination of both theoretical and hands-on instruction to teach... (View Full Article)