Assessment of the Residual Life of Steam Pipeline Material beyond the Computational Working Time
AbstractThis paper presents the evaluation of durability for the material of repair welded joints made from (13HMF) 14MoV6-3 steel after long-term service, and from material in the as-received condition and after long-term service. Microstructure examinations using a scanning electron microscope, hardness measurements and creep tests of the basic material and welded joints of these steels were carried out. These tests enabled the time of further safe service of the examined repair welded joints to be determined in relation to the residual life of the materials. The evaluation of residual life and disposable life, and thus the estimation and determination of the time of safe service, is of great importance for the operation of components beyond the design service life. The obtained test results are part of the materials’ characteristics developed by the Institute for Ferrous Metallurgy for steels and welded joints made from these steels to work under creep conditions. View Full-Text
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Sroka, M.; Zieliński, A.; Dziuba-Kałuża, M.; Kremzer, M.; Macek, M.; Jasiński, A. Assessment of the Residual Life of Steam Pipeline Material beyond the Computational Working Time. Metals 2017, 7, 82.
Sroka M, Zieliński A, Dziuba-Kałuża M, Kremzer M, Macek M, Jasiński A. Assessment of the Residual Life of Steam Pipeline Material beyond the Computational Working Time. Metals. 2017; 7(3):82.Chicago/Turabian Style
Sroka, Marek; Zieliński, Adam; Dziuba-Kałuża, Maria; Kremzer, Marek; Macek, Magdalena; Jasiński, Artur. 2017. "Assessment of the Residual Life of Steam Pipeline Material beyond the Computational Working Time." Metals 7, no. 3: 82.
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