Formation of a Protective Oxide Coating on the Surface of Stainless Steel under Radiation-Oxidative Pretreatment with Gamma Quanta

Abstract

Experimental methods for protection of metals from corrosion by radiation-oxidative treatment in hydrogen peroxide are considered. It is established that such treatment of stainless steel for 30–50 h (D = 123–205 kGy) leads to the formation of a surface oxide film that passivates the surface of the metal during thermal and radiation-thermal processes of water decomposition. With an increase in the thickness of the oxide film, its defectiveness increases and the oxidation of the metal phase increases.

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Agaev, T.N., Melikova, S.Z. & Tagiev, M.M. Formation of a Protective Oxide Coating on the Surface of Stainless Steel under Radiation-Oxidative Pretreatment with Gamma Quanta. Inorg. Mater. Appl. Res. 11, 619–622 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1134/S2075113320030028

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Keywords:

  • stainless steel
  • corrosion
  • radiation pretreatment
  • gamma irradiation
  • oxide layer
  • protective coating