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Materials 2014, 7(12), 7799-7808; doi:10.3390/ma7127799

Stress Corrosion Cracking of an Austenitic Stainless Steel in Nitrite-Containing Chloride Solutions

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Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria 3800, Australia
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Mechanical Engineer, IBM Australia, 60 City Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Received: 3 June 2014 / Revised: 28 September 2014 / Accepted: 4 November 2014 / Published: 5 December 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Corrosion of Materials)
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This article describes the susceptibility of 316L stainless steel to stress corrosion cracking (SCC) in a nitrite-containing chloride solution. Slow strain rate testing (SSRT) in 30 wt. % MgCl2 solution established SCC susceptibility, as evidenced by post-SSRT fractography. Addition of nitrite to the chloride solution, which is reported to have inhibitive influence on corrosion of stainless steels, was found to increase SCC susceptibility. The susceptibility was also found to increase with nitrite concentration. This behaviour is explained on the basis of the passivation and pitting characteristics of 316L steel in chloride solution. View Full-Text
Keywords: chloride stress corrosion cracking; austenitic stainless steel chloride stress corrosion cracking; austenitic stainless steel
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Raman, R.K.S.; Siew, W.H. Stress Corrosion Cracking of an Austenitic Stainless Steel in Nitrite-Containing Chloride Solutions. Materials 2014, 7, 7799-7808.

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