Studies on Hydrogen Embrittlement of Ti-2Al-2.5Zr Alloy

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Abstract The effects of hydrogen on the hydrogen embrittlement of Ti-2Al-2.5Zr alloy was investigated by tensile test, slow strain rate test (SSRT), and the amount of absorbed hydrogen of Ti-2Al-2.5Zr alloy was studied by immersion test in alkaline steam water at a pressure of 8.5MPa. The results indicated that the hydrides(TiH2) in Ti-2Al-2.5Zr alloy formed as platelets and were identified as face-centered cubic δ-hydride. At room temperature, hydrogen and formed hydrides induced increase of the intensity and caused loss in the ductility. In alkaline steam water at a pressure of 8.5MPa, the hydrogen embrittlement susceptibility index (IHE) of Ti-2Al-2.5Zr alloy increased with increasing hydrogen content, and the IHE value of the alloy with 350ppm H was less than 0.1. Moreover the amount of absorbed hydrogen of Ti-2Al-2.5Zr alloy increased with increasing of immersion time, and absorbed hydrogen was still less than 50ppmH even when immersion time reached 13000h.

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Periodical:

Materials Science Forum (Volumes 618-619)

Edited by:

M.S. Dargusch & S.M. Keay

Pages:

101-104

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.618-619.101

Citation:

L. Wang et al., "Studies on Hydrogen Embrittlement of Ti-2Al-2.5Zr Alloy", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 618-619, pp. 101-104, 2009

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April 2009

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