Sea water crevice corrosion tests on uranium-bearing AISI Type 430 stainless steels: M34-20/98E-PDF

“Tests were conducted to determine the effects of uranium additions in the optimum range of about 0.25-0.5% on the resistance to crevice corrosion of AISI Type 430 stainless steel when immersed in sea water. As compared with a similar uranium-free steel, there was an improved resistance to crevice corrosion for steels containing 0.24% and 0.55% uranium. However, reproducibility of the results was poor; none of the alloys tested performed well, and it was concluded that uranium additions cannot be relied upon to suppress crevice corrosion attack in Type 430 stainless steel"--Abstract, p. i.

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Department/Agency Natural Resources Canada. Mines Branch.
Title Sea water crevice corrosion tests on uranium-bearing AISI Type 430 stainless steels
Series Title Technical bulletin ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note Cover title. "February 1968." Digitized edition from print [produced by Natural Resources Canada].
Date 1968.
Number of Pages ii, 15 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • M34-20/98E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 299984
Subject Terms Steel, Salt water