Effect of pulsed magnetic treatment on the corrosion of titanium

Anatolii Babutskyi, Andreas Chrysanthou, Marija Smelina, Gennadii Stepanov, Maciej Ziętara

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    Abstract

    Results of corrosion tests of titanium in the initial state and after treatment using pulsed magnetic field are presented. It is shown that samples after treatment have better corrosion resistance due to the formation of denser and finer corrosion products with better adhesion to the substrate. Samples after treatment have more homogeneous microstructure due to a substantial increase of dislocations which are uniformly distributed. Mechanisms of dislocation multiplication and a model explaining the effect of the treatment on the corrosion are discussed.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1461-1472
    Number of pages12
    JournalMaterials Science and Technology
    Volume33
    Issue number12
    Early online date17 Mar 2017
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 13 Aug 2017

    Keywords

    • corrosion
    • dislocation multiplication
    • microhardness scattering
    • pulsed electric current
    • pulsed magnetic field
    • residual stresses
    • Titanium

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