Deformation induced martensite in an AISI 301LN stainless steel: characterization and influence on pitting corrosion resistance

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Abreu, Hamilton Ferreira Gomes de; Carvalho, Sheyla Santana de; Lima Neto, Pedro de; Santos, Ricardo Pires dos; Freire, Válder Nogueira; Silva, Paulo Maria de Oliveira; Tavares, Sérgio Souto Maior;

In austenitic stainless steels, plastic deformation can induce martensite formation. The induced martensite is related to the austenite (gamma) instability at temperatures close or below room temperature. The metastability of austenite stainless steels increases with th... View more