Accession Number:

ADA374070

Title:

Some Observations on the Formation of Surface Martensite in 304L Stainless Steel

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SANDIA LABS LIVERMORE CA MATERIALS DEVELOPMENT DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

A surface martensite was observed in a 304L stainless steel. The morphological details as influenced by polishing techniques and thermal quenching are discussed. The quantity of martensite was found to be greatly amplified by the strain energy produced by mechanical polishing.

Subject Categories:

  • Properties of Metals and Alloys

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE