Influence of microstructure on the corrosion resistance of AISI type 304L and type 316L sintered stainless steels exposed to ferric chloride solution

E. Otero, A. Pardo, M. V. Utrilla, E. Saenz, F. J. Pérez

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Abstract

The corrosion behavior of type 304L and type 316L austenitic stainless steels, produced by powder metallurgy, when exposed to a ferric chloride solution was studied. The exposures were conducted according to ASTM G48-76, Method A. The influence of ferric chloride concentration and exposure temperature on the corrosion kinetics of these materials was evaluated. A mechanism is proposed to explain the associated morphology observed in the microstructures produced after exposure of these P/M alloys to the aggressive medium. © 1995.
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)145-151
Number of pages7
JournalMaterials Characterization
Volume35
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1995
Externally publishedYes

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