Hydrogen embrittlement in a Fe-Mn-C ternary twinning-induced plasticity steel

Motomichi Koyama, Eiji Akiyama, Kaneaki Tsuzaki

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The influence of hydrogen entry on ductility was evaluated in a ternary twinning-induced plasticity (TWIP) steel with a composition of Fe-18Mn-0.6C in wt.% using tensile tests. The samples with a thickness of 1.2. mm were charged with hydrogen galvanostatically during the tensile tests. Significant hydrogen content was introduced by the hydrogen-charging. The total elongation was significantly deteriorated from approx. 60% to 30% by the hydrogen-charging. A clear intergranular fracture surface was observed in a vicinity of the sample surface in the hydrogen-charged samples.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalCorrosion Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2012
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry
  • General Chemical Engineering
  • General Materials Science


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