Heat tint colours on stainless steel and welded joints
Abstract:The surface layer condition of stainless steels and welded joints strongly influences their corrosion resistance, and this problem seems to be underestimated. This current study explains the phenomenon of heat tint formation on welds, methods for its removal, inspection procedures after heat tint removal, and post-weld finishing.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Gdańsk University of Technology, Gdańsk, Poland
Publication date: 2011-07-01