2019 Newsletters

Spring 2019

Discontinuities and Defects: A weld/solder/braze joint can have multiple discontinuities, not all of them necessarily lead to a defect. The document discusses ways and means to identify and differentiate between the two

Summer 2019

Solidification cracks form in welds due to a combination of impurity solubilities, phase segregation, and cooling stresses. The document discusses the cracking phenomenon in detail and gives suggestions for mitigation