A Case of Season Cracking in Low Karat Gold

    Published: Jan 1945

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    A recent case of failure of a low karat gold alloy by stress-corrosion cracking is of interest because it illustrates a principle frequently overlooked: the relation between high residual stress and high yield point.

    Author Information:

    Christie, J. L.
    Metallurgical Manager, Handy & Harman, Bridgeport, Conn.

    Committee/Subcommittee: B05.06

    DOI: 10.1520/STP42591S

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