Hydrogen Embrittlement of Metals

  title={Hydrogen Embrittlement of Metals},
  author={Harry C. Rogers},
  pages={1057 - 1064}
  • H. Rogers
  • Published 8 March 1968
  • Materials Science
  • Science
Hydrogen interacts with many metals to reduce their ductility (2) and frequently their strength also. It enters metals in the atomic form, diffusing very rapidly even at normal temperatures. During melting and fabrication, as well as during use, there are various ways in which metals come in contact with hydrogen and absorb it. The absorbed hydrogen may react irreversibly with oxides or carbides in some metals to produce a permanently degraded structure. It may also recombine at internal… 

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  • New York,
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I have deliberately kept the list of references small, but refer readers interested in a more detailed critical discussion of the various aspects of the subject to the following bibliography

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