Texture, microhardness and corrosion resistance of 316L stainless steel


  • A. Bakhtiari
  • I. Berenjani


Cold deformation, Texture, Microhardness, Corrosion resistance.


The texture, microhardness, and corrosion resistance of cold worked 316L steel were evaluated. The X-ray diffraction analysis in particular permitted to disclose and identify the main textures variations in the structure of the investigated steel after its deformation within the range 10 - 80%. The corrosion resistance was studied using Tafel polarization tests. It was shown that the increase in deformation degree drastically decreases the relative intensity of {111} planes. Besides, with high degree of cold deformation microhardness increases while corrosion resistance deteriorates.



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How to Cite

Bakhtiari, A., and I. Berenjani. 2015. “Texture, Microhardness and Corrosion Resistance of 316L Stainless Steel”. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 21 (1):1-6. https://metall-mater-eng.com/index.php/home/article/view/127.



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