A Comparison of Various Test Methods for Detecting Hydrogen Embrittlement
NAVAL AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER WARMINSTER PA AERO MATERIALS DEPT
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Four hydrogen embrittlement test methods were evaluated using three paint strippers as the embrittling media. Results were compared with those obtained with notched C-rings, the method now prescribed in paint stripper specifications. In general, all the methods give good results and good correlation. The main differences were in ease of use.
- Metallurgy and Metallography
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods