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1. (WO2017149000) RAPID NON-DESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION OF THE DEGREE OF SENSITIZATION IN STAINLESS STEELS AND NICKEL BASED ALLOYS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/149000    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/054742
Publication Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 02 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: G01N 17/02
Applicants: VETCO GRAY SCANDINAVIA AS
Inventors: IANNUZZI, Mariano
QVALE, Atle Helge
FJELDLY, Alexander
Title: RAPID NON-DESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION OF THE DEGREE OF SENSITIZATION IN STAINLESS STEELS AND NICKEL BASED ALLOYS
Abstract:
A method for evaluation of deleterious phase content and distribution in stainless steels and nickel-based alloys based on the correlation between measured open circuit potentials EOC and volume fraction of deleterious phases is disclosed, in conjunction with a portable equipment and apparatus for carrying out the method.