Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention

, Volume 15, Issue 4, pp 480–485 | Cite as

Liquid Metal Embrittlement of Austenitic Stainless Steel Fitting Caused by Copper Contamination

  • Binoy Padmanabhan
  • Pandurang Salunkhe
  • Deepashri Nage
Case History---Peer-Reviewed


Welding Liquid Metal Austenitic Stainless Steel Copper Alloy Weld Seam 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Binoy Padmanabhan
    • 1
  • Pandurang Salunkhe
    • 1
  • Deepashri Nage
    • 1
  1. 1.Research & DevelopmentL&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Ltd.MumbaiIndia

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