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This chapter discusses the conditions under which carburization and metal dusting occur. It describes the chemical reactions and thermodynamic relationships that drive carburization and metal dusting attack and the factors that determine the amount of damage that metals and alloys are likely to sustain. The chapter also explains how carburization affects creep strength and fracture toughness, and how surface conditions and finish and the presence of sulfur affect metal dusting behaviors.

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Carburization and Metal Dusting, High-Temperature Corrosion and Materials Applications, By George Y. Lai, ASM International, 2007, p 97–145, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.htcma.t52080097

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