Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 59, Issue 11–12, pp 747–754 | Cite as

Simulation of Microdamage and Evaluation of Remaining Life of Steam Conduit Components from New-Generation Refractory Steel 10Kh9MF-Sh

  • V. I. Gladshtein

The effects of microdamage on the remaining life of high-temperature components of steam conduits from high-chromium steel 10Kh9MF-Sh and low-alloy steel 12Kh1M1F are compared. To simulate the microdamage, specimens with a circular notch and different relative diameters are fabricated. Specimens with a notch simulating the highest degree of microdamage and smooth specimens are tested for long-term strength. The coefficient of the remaining life of a conduit is computed for the range of relative damage presenting practical interest.

Key words

creep steel structure service life long-term strength notch microdamage damage of cross section 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.All-Russia Thermal Engineering Institute (VTI)MoscowRussia

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