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|Title:||High-pH inclined stress corrosion cracking in Australian and Canadian gas pipeline X65 steels|
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Citation:||Lavigne, O., Gamboa, E., Griggs, J., Luzin, V., Law, M., & Roccisano, A. (2016). High-pH inclined stress corrosion cracking in Australian and Canadian gas pipeline X65 steels. Materials Science and Technology, 32(7), 684-690. doi:10.1080/02670836.2015.1132030|
|Abstract:||High-pH stress corrosion cracking is a form of environmental degradation of gas pipeline steels. The crack path is intergranular by nature and typically perpendicular to the maximum applied (hoop) stress (i.e. perpendicular to the pipe outer surface). Some unusual instances of cracks have been observed in Canadian and Australian X65 pipes, where cracks grow away from the perpendicular for considerable distances. This paper presents a comparative study in terms of crack morphology, mechanical properties and crystallographic texture for these Australian and Canadian pipe steels. It is shown that the crack morphologies are quite similar, the main difference being the angle at which the cracks propagate into the material. This difference could be explained by the different through-wall texture and grain aspect ratio measured in the two materials. The interdependency of crack tip plasticity, crack tip electrochemistry and anisotropy in microstructural texture seems to heavily affect the resulting inclined crack path. © 2016 Taylor & Francis|
|Gov't Doc #:||9005|
|Appears in Collections:||Journal Articles|
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