Volume 15, Issue 5 (September 1987)

    Absence of Stretch Zones in Austenitic Stainless Steels Fractured at Cryogenic Temperatures

    (Received 12 May 1986; accepted 6 February 1987)

    CODEN: JTEOAD

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    Abstract

    Stretch zones are normally observed on the surface of fracture toughness specimens that break in a ductile manner. However, no stretch zones were observed in the scanning electron microscope on the ductile fracture surfaces of austenitic stainless steels broken in accordance with ASTM E 813 procedure at cryogenic temperatures.


    Author Information:

    Purtscher, PT
    Research Materials Engineer, Fracture and Deformation Division, National Bureau of Standards, Boulder, CO


    Stock #: JTE11025J

    ISSN: 0090-3973

    DOI: 10.1520/JTE11025J

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    Title Absence of Stretch Zones in Austenitic Stainless Steels Fractured at Cryogenic Temperatures
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