The growth kinetics of Cr//2O//3 scales on the Y//2O//3 dispersion containing Ni-base alloy MA754 at low oxygen partial pressure have been compared with the corresponding growth rates on Ni-30 Cr and on Ni-30 Cr-0. 5 Ti alloys in the 1000-1125 degree C temperature range. In the dispersion containing alloy, the growth kinetics are slower by a factor of 12-14, the Ni-30 Cr and Ni-30 Cr-0. 5 Ti alloys exhibiting similar growth rates. Microstructural evidence does not support mechanisms for growth rate reduction suggested by earlier investigators based on blocking effects of dispersoid particles or dispersoid-assisted generation of a fine-grained Cr//2O//3 scale. Rather, the present evidence supports a model based on yttrium doping.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Berichte der Bunsengesellschaft/Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics|
|State||Published - 1985|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Chemical Engineering(all)