Preventing hydrogen diffusion in stainless steel by cavitating jet in air

O. Takakuwa, H. Soyama

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Abstract

Hydrogen diffuses quickly in metals, making them brittle and accelerating crack propagation. Controlling the mobility of hydrogen in metals is one of the key factors used to prevent hydrogen embrittlement. If the hydrogen diffusion, i.e., mobility, at the surface can be suppressed, the resistance to hydrogen embrittlement will be greater. The diffusion in austenitic stainless steel can be suppressed by introducing a compressive stress near the surface and that the hydrogen diffusion coefficient is thereby reduced to one-tenth from 1.13×10-15 s/mm2 to 1.23×10-16 s/mm2, obtained by SIMS.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication23rd International Conference on Water Jetting 2016
PublisherBHR Group Limited
Pages215-221
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781510883475
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event23rd International Conference on Water Jetting 2016 - Seattle, United States
Duration: 2016 Nov 162016 Nov 18

Publication series

Name23rd International Conference on Water Jetting 2016

Conference

Conference23rd International Conference on Water Jetting 2016
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySeattle
Period16/11/1616/11/18

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering

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