STP728

    Guidelines for Corrosion Testing of Titanium

    Published: Jan 1981


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    Abstract

    This paper presents guidelines for corrosion testing of titanium with respect to five general modes of corrosion failure that are known to titanium. These modes are general corrosion, crevice corrosion, hydrogen embrittlement, stress-corrosion cracking, and anodic breakdown pitting.

    Keywords:

    titanium, corrosion testing, general corrosion, crevice corrosion, hydrogen uptake, stress-corrosion cracking, anodic breakdown pitting, industrial applications


    Author Information:

    Schutz, RW
    Research engineer and chief corrosion engineer, Henderson Technical Laboratories, TIMET Division, Titanium Metals Corp. of America, Henderson, Nev.

    Covington, LC
    Research engineer and chief corrosion engineer, Henderson Technical Laboratories, TIMET Division, Titanium Metals Corp. of America, Henderson, Nev.


    Paper ID: STP28058S

    Committee/Subcommittee: B10.01

    DOI: 10.1520/STP28058S


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