STP728: Corrosion of Titanium and Zirconium Alloys in Zinc Chloride Solutions

    Smallwood, RE
    Senior metallurgical engineer, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc., Wilmington, Del.

    Pages: 16    Published: Jan 1981


    The laboratory and in-plant service corrosion properties of titanium, Ti-0.15Pd, and zirconium alloys in zinc chloride and zinc ammonium chloride solutions are discussed. An example of texturing of Ti-0.15Pd tubing, which significantly affects corrosion resistance, is also discussed.


    titanium, Ti-0.15Pd alloy, zirconium, zinc chloride, zinc ammonium chloride, ammonium chloride corrosion, heat exchanger tubing, industrial applications

    Paper ID: STP28065S

    Committee/Subcommittee: B10.05

    DOI: 10.1520/STP28065S

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