The effect of niobium and titanium in base metal and filler metal on intergranular corrosion of stainless steels

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Marcin Żuk
Artur Czupryński
Dariusz Czarnecki
Tomasz Poloczek


The article describes the effect of alloyed additives in base material and filler metal on intergranular corrosion. Steel 1.2 mm thick, titanium-stabilized ferritic stainless steel and titanium and niobium-stabilized ferritic stainless steel have been surfacing method MAG (135). The specimens received was subjected to macro and microscopic tests, hardness tests and the intergranular corrosion resistance test. The study showed a higher corrosion resistance of niobium and titanium stabilized steel from titanium-stabilized steel. In addition, a ferritic fine-grain structure was found in the padding axis made with the use of filler metal with titanium and niobium microadditives.


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M. Żuk, A. Czupryński, D. Czarnecki, and T. Poloczek, “The effect of niobium and titanium in base metal and filler metal on intergranular corrosion of stainless steels”, Weld. Tech. Rev., vol. 91, no. 6, pp. 30–38, Oct. 2019.
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