Corrosion resistance of friction stir welded 304 stainless steel

Seung Hwan C. Park, Yutaka S. Sato, Hiroyuki Kokawa, Kazutaka Okamoto, Satoshi Hirano, Masahisa Inagaki

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Corrosion properties were evaluated in a friction stir welded 304 stainless steel. The degree of the sensitization was small in the heat affected zone, but the advancing side of the stir zone was corroded significantly because of the formation of the sigma phase.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-105
Number of pages5
JournalScripta Materialia
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Jul


  • Austenitic stainless steel
  • Corrosion property
  • Friction stir welding
  • Sensitization
  • Sigma phase

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys


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