Journal of Materials for Energy Systems

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 243–245 | Cite as

An examination of methods for analysis of liquid metal corrosion

  • B. A. Wilkinson
  • D. A. Hammon
  • G. R. Edwards


Methods of analyzing liquid metal penetration data are discussed and compared. Data on the corrosion of 2.25Cr-1Mo steel by liquid lithium at 480 ‡C are reanalyzed as an example, and a previously reported activation energy for a secondary penetration mechanism is corrected.


Cementite Penetration Rate Secondary Mechanism Liquid Lithium Initial Penetration 
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© American Society for Metals 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. A. Wilkinson
    • 1
  • D. A. Hammon
    • 2
  • G. R. Edwards
    • 3
  1. 1.Rockwell International, Rocky Flats PlantColorado School of MinesUSA
  2. 2.Los Alamos National LaboratoryColorado School of MinesUSA
  3. 3.Department of Metallurgical EngineeringColorado School of MinesUSA

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