Application Of Shot Peening To Stress Corrosion Cracking Of Chemical Processing Equipment

Author:  Yoshie, K.
Source:  Conf Proc: ICSP-4, (p.535-542)
Doc ID:  1990006
Year of Publication:  1990
While austenitic stainless steel is widely used for chemical plants, stress corrosion cracking (SCC) is the most frequent cause of all failures of chemical processing equipment. Method of application of shot peening to prevent SCC and its effect after longtime operations are described. Descriptors: Shot peening; Stress corrosion cracking; Austenitic stainless steel; Chemical processing equipment; Residual stress; Shot

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