High Temperature Oxidation and Hot Corrosion Behaviour of 9Cr 1Mo Ferritic Cold Rolled Steel in Air at 900°C under Cyclic Condition


The oxidation behaviour of 10%, 30%, and 50% cold rolled and unprocessed 9Cr 1Mo ferritic steels in air have been studied under isothermal conditions at a temperature of 900°C in a cyclic manner. Oxidation kinetics was established for all samples on which experiment was conducted in air at 900°C under cyclic conditions for 50 cycles by thermogravimetric technique. Each cycle consisted of 1 hour heating at 900°C followed by 20 min of cooling in air. 10% cold rolled sample followed parabolic rate of oxidation while 30% cold rolled sample showed accelerated rate of weight gain. X-ray diffraction (XRD) and scanning electron microscopy/energy dispersive X-ray (SEM/EDAX) techniques were used to characterise the oxidized sample and their scales. 10% cold rolled steel was found to be more corrosion resistance than other in air oxidation for 50 cycles.

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A. Shukla, D. Gond, M. Bharadwaj and D. Puri, "High Temperature Oxidation and Hot Corrosion Behaviour of 9Cr 1Mo Ferritic Cold Rolled Steel in Air at 900°C under Cyclic Condition," Journal of Minerals and Materials Characterization and Engineering, Vol. 10 No. 11, 2011, pp. 1061-1075. doi: 10.4236/jmmce.2011.1011081.

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