Electrochemical methods for testing the intergranular corrosion susceptibility of stainless steels

Pertti Aaltonen, Irina Aho-Mantila, Hannu Hänninen

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In addition to the standardized intergranular corrosion testing methods to detect sensitization in austenitic stainless steels, electrochemical test methods, i.e. the potentiokinetic reactivation test (EPR) and the anodic polarization and constant potential etching methods in perchloric acid solution containing sodium chloride, have been developed. The results of these electrochemical measurements are compared with those obtained from copper sulfate-sulfuric acid tests.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)431 - 440
Number of pages10
JournalCorrosion Science
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1983
MoE publication typeNot Eligible
EventInternational Conference on Electrochemical Methods in Corrosion Testing and Research - Manchester, United Kingdom
Duration: 4 Jan 19826 Jan 1982


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