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Author Kim, H. P. ♦ Hwang, S. S. ♦ Lim, Y. S. ♦ Kuk, I. H. ♦ Kim, J. S.
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher The Korean Institute of Metals and Materials
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2001
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword stress corrosion cracking ♦ Alloy 600 ♦ Alloy 690 ♦ NaOH ♦ intergranular carbide ♦ Metallic Materials ♦ Operating Procedures, Materials Treatment ♦ Magnetism, Magnetic Materials ♦ Engineering Thermodynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer ♦ Characterization and Evaluation of Materials ♦ Continuum Mechanics and Mechanics of Materials
Abstract Stress corrosion cracking (SCC) behaviors of Alloy 600, Alloy 690 and the Ni-10Cr-10Fe alloy have been studied using a C-ring in 40% NaOH solution at 315°C. The current density of Alloy 690 in polarization curves was higher at 200 mV above corrosion potential than that of Alloy 600. SCC resistance increased with Cr content for the chromium carbide free alloys, probably due to facilitation of SCC crack tip blunting with an increase in Cr content. Both thermally treated Alloy 600 and sensitized Alloy 600 have a comparable amount of intergranular carbide. But the former is more resistant to SCC than the latter, which might be attributed to the presence of the slight Cr depletion around the grain boundary in the former one. Sensitized Alloy 600 showed higher SCC resistance than the solution annealed one due to intergranular carbide in sensitized Alloy 600. This implies that the beneficial effect of intergranular carbide overrides the harmful effects of Cr depletion for sensitized Alloy 600. SCC resistance of Alloy 600 increased with grain size.
ISSN 15989623
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2001-01-01
Publisher Place Seoul
Journal Metals and Materials
Volume Number 7
Issue Number 1
Page Count 5
Starting Page 55
Ending Page 59


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