Posted on June 11th, 2019 by Met-Tech
ANALYSIS OF AN IMPACT FRACTURED, WELDED STEERING ARM SPINDLE ASSEMBLY Summary: A welded left front spindle/steering arm assembly that had fractured at the fillet weld joint between the steering arm and inner brake boss was received for analysis to determine the mode of failure. The intact right front spindle/steering arm was submitted for comparison. Results […]
Posted on July 1st, 2019 by Met-Tech
Fatigue Fracture Of A 300M Ultra-high Strength Steel Race Car Transmission Input Shaft Summary: A fractured input shaft used in NASCAR racing was received for analysis to investigate the cause of failure. Results indicate the shaft fractured due to fatigue progression from an intergranular stress crack, initiated at a dot peen identification marking on […]
Posted on February 15th, 2019 by Met-Tech
Metallurgical Technologies, Inc. routinely performs failure analysis services for the top NASCAR racing teams.