Failure Analysis of Brazed Joints—A Case Study

  • Verônica A. Buss AlmeidaEmail author
  • Bachir Osman Hoch
Technical Article---Peer-Reviewed


Heat exchangers presented water leaking at brazed joints. The first was exposed to water–salt solution, and both interfacial and crevice corrosion were found being the cause of failure. The second heat exchanger was not in function when a water leaking evidenced an interfacial corrosion.


Heat exchanger Stainless steel Silver alloy brazing Interfacial corrosion 



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Verônica A. Buss Almeida
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bachir Osman Hoch
    • 1
  1. 1.SGS Canada Inc.MontrealCanada

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