Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention

, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 28–34 | Cite as

Failure Analysis of a Casting

Case History---Peer-Reviewed


Failure of a main steam strainer housing during hydraulic testing is attributed to hydrogen embrittlement associated with the welding procedure used to fit the housing to the hydraulic system. However, casting defects were also noted and recommendations to improve the quality of castings made.


Casting Weld Steel 

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© ASM International 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Metals Research LaboratoryBharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.HaridwarIndia

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