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, Volume 7, Issue 10, pp 1121–1123 | Cite as

475°C Embrittlement of Chromized Coatings On Low Carbon Steel

  • W. L. Chu
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Abstract

It was observed that chromized coatings on low carbon steel could be embrittled by cooling slowly through the 475°C range. A higher chromium coating was more susceptible to embrittlement than a lower chromium coating. Coating structure and composition could be correlated with the chromizing process and prior carbon content of the steel.

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© The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 1955

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. L. Chu
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  1. 1.Laboratories Dept.General Electric Co.PittsfieldUSA

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