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Corrosion: Fundamentals, Testing, and Protection

Edited by
Stephen D. Cramer
Stephen D. Cramer
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Bernard S. Covino, Jr.
Bernard S. Covino, Jr.
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ASM International
Volume
13A
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-182-5
Publication date:
2003
Book Chapter

Effects of Metallurgical Variables on the Corrosion of High-Nickel Alloys

By
Raúl B. Rebak
Raúl B. Rebak
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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Published:
2003
Page range:
279 - 286
Publication history
December 01, 2003

Abstract

The article provides an introduction on the importance of alloying elements on corrosion behavior of nickel alloys and describes the applications of heat-resistant alloys to resist corrosion. It focuses on the metallurgical effects, mainly the effect of internal factors, including chemical composition and microstructure of the alloy, and the external factors, including electrolyte composition, temperature, and electrode potential, on the corrosion behavior of corrosion-resistant alloys. The article also discusses the implication of changing the alloy microstructure by second-phase precipitation, cold working, and cast and wrought forms on the corrosion behavior of high-nickel alloys.

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Raúl B. Rebak, 2003. "Effects of Metallurgical Variables on the Corrosion of High-Nickel Alloys", Corrosion: Fundamentals, Testing, and Protection, Stephen D. Cramer, Bernard S. Covino, Jr.

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