Corrosion of Weldments

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Joseph R. Davis
ASM International, 2006 - TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING - 225 pages
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Corrosion failures of industrial components are commonly associated with welding. The reasons are many and varied. For example, welding may reduce the resistance to corrosion and environmentally assisted cracking by altering composition and microstructure, modifying mechanical properties, introducing residual stress, and creating physical defects. This book details the many forms of weld corrosion and the methods used to minimize weld corrosion. Chapters on specific alloys groups--carbon and alloy steels, stainless steels, high-nickel alloys, and nonferrous alloys--describe both general welding characteristics and the metallurgical factors that influence corrosion behavior. Corrosion problems associated with dissimilar metal weldments are also examined. Case histories document corrosion problems unique to specific industries including oil and gas, chemical processing, pulp and paper, and electric power. Special challenges caused by high-temperature environments are discussed. Commonly used methods to monitor weld corrosion and test methods for evaluation of intergranular, pitting, crevice, stress-corrosion cracking, and other forms of corrosion are also reviewed.
 

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Contents

Basic Understanding of Weld Corrosion
1
Corrosion of Carbon Steel and LowAlloy Steel Weldments
13
Corrosion of Austenitic Stainless Steel Weldments
43
Corrosion of Ferritic Stainless Steel Weldments
76
Corrosion of Duplex Stainless Steel Weldments
99
Corrosion of Martensitic Stainless Steel Weldments
115
Corrosion of HighNickel Alloy Weldments
125
Corrosion of Nonferrous Alloy Weldments
143
Corrosion of Dissimilar Metal Weldments
169
Weld Corrosion in Specific Industries and Environments
176
Monitoring and Testing of Weld Corrosion
203
Index
217
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