Corrosion Properties of Inconel Alloy 600 Coated by Simultaneous Aluminizing-Chromizing Process
In this work Inconel 600 alloy was coated with two different types of coatings, Crmodified aluminide coating and Y- doped chromium modified aluminide coating . Diffusion coating was carried at 1050 oC for 8 hrs under Ar atmosphere by single step aluminizing- chromizing process and by single step aluminizing- chromizing- yttriumizing process. The cyclic hot corrosion tests of IN 600 and its coated systems deposited with 2 mg / cm2 NaCl / Na2SO4 (100/0, 50/50, and 0/100 wt. %) deposits were conducted at 900 oC in air for 105 hrs at 15 hrs cycle. The hot corrosion kinetic of uncoated Inconel 600 alloy follows parabolic rate law when oxidized with 100% Na2SO4 deposits, whereas it follows a linear rate law when oxidized with 100% NaCl deposits and with (50% NaCl + 50% Na2SO4) deposits. In cyclic hot corrosion tests, the parabolic rate constant (kP) values for Cr- modified aluminide coating when oxidized with NaCl / Na2SO4 concentrations (100/0, 50/50, and 0/100 wt. %) deposits are: 2.67x10-6, 2.73x10-6, and 8.34x10-7 (mg2/cm4)/s. respectively. But for Y- doped chromium modified aluminide coating are: 2.10x10-6, 1.51x10-6, and 6.66x10-7 (mg2/cm4)/s. respectively, under the same test conditions. The kP values for both coated systems oxidized with 100% Na2SO4 deposits are one order of magnitude lower than that for 100% NaCl, and for (50% NaCl + 50% Na2SO4) deposits under the same test conditions.
Yafang Han et al.
A. Moosa et al., "Corrosion Properties of Inconel Alloy 600 Coated by Simultaneous Aluminizing-Chromizing Process", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 546-549, pp. 1763-1768, 2007