The high-temperature oxidation behavior of selective laser melting (SLM) manufactured IN 625 was studied over 96 h of exposure at 900 °C and 1050 °C in air. An extensive analysis was performed to characterize the oxide scale formed and its evolution during the 96 h, including mass gain analysis, EDS, XRD, and morphological analysis of the oxide scale. The mass gain rate of the bare material increases rapidly during the first 8 h of temperature holding and diminishes at higher holding periods for both oxidation temperatures. High-temperature exposure for short periods (24 h) follows a parabolic law and promotes the precipitation of δ phase, Ni-rich intermetallics, and carbides. Within the first 24 h of exposure at 900 °C, a Cr2
and a (Ni, Fe)Cr2
spinel scale were formed, while at a higher temperature, a more complex oxide was registered, consisting of (Ni, Fe)Cr2
, and rutile-type oxides. Prolonged exposure of IN 625 at 900 °C induces the preservation of the Cr2
scale and the dissolution of carbides. Other phases and intermetallics, such as γ, δ phases, and MoNi4
are still present. The exposure for 96 h at 1050 °C led to the dissolution of all intermetallics, while the same complex oxide scale was formed.
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