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Casestudy: Fracture analyses

Client question:

“What is the cause of the rupture of the mesh of a sieve?”

Approach:

Fracture analysis of the sieve’s broken wires by SEM EDX and microscopic investigation.

Conclusion:

The root cause of the rupture of the mesh is caused by impact from the side.

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Fracture analyses

Conclusion/Advice

The root cause of the rupture of the mesh is side impact of the sieve.