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Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention

, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp 401–406 | Cite as

Failure Analysis of Type 1.4301 Stainless Steel in a Cooling Water System

  • Chao Guo
  • Ming Li
  • Quanfeng Shen
  • Biao Tian
  • Shan Gao
Technical Article---Peer-Reviewed
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Abstract

Pitting of Type 1.4301 stainless steel pipe in a brackish cooling water system was studied. The results showed that pitting of the Type 1.4301 stainless steel occurred when the water temperature was more than 40 °C, and the introduction of Fe2+ or Fe3+ with concentrated chloride ions led to more severe corrosion in this cooling water system.

Keywords

Type 1.4301 stainless steel Pitting Temperature Chloride Brackish water 

Notes

Acknowledgments

We are thankful to the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) for the fund support (2012GJTC-01-07-02) of the research.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chao Guo
    • 1
  • Ming Li
    • 1
  • Quanfeng Shen
    • 1
  • Biao Tian
    • 1
  • Shan Gao
    • 1
  1. 1.China Petroleum Engineering and Construction CorporationBeijingPR China

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