This case study demonstrates that Alloy 601 (UNS N06601) is susceptible to strain-age cracking. The observation illustrates the potential importance of post weld heat treatment to the successful utilization of this alloy in certain applications.
Henrik Stahl, Gaylord Smith, Sophie Wastiaux, 2019. "Strain-age Cracking of Alloy 601 Tubes at 600 °C", ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories: Oil and Gas Production Equipment
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