Sozhan, G. and Ramu, S. (1996) General and galvanic corrosion of steel weldments in synthetic sea water. Bulletin of Electrochemistry, 12 (01). pp. 55-58. ISSN 0256-1654

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The general and galvanic corrosion behavior of steel welds, welded using E7018 welding electrode were studied in 3.5% NaCl solution and synthetic sea water. Weld metal corrodes higher than the parent metals ASTM A36 steel and API 2H steel. Post weld heat treatment at 873 K improves the corrosion resistance. Addition of copper and nickel to E7018 welding electrodes makes the weld metal more corrosion resistant. The galvanic corrosion measurements between the parent metals and the weld with and without the addition of copper and nickel were made and the results are discussed

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Galvanic corrosion; Steel weldments; Synthetic sea water
Subjects: Corrosion Science and Engineering
Depositing User: ttbdu cecri
Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2012 13:44
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2012 13:44

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