"Caustic corrosion"


"It is true that SCC for carbon steel would be INTERGRANULAR cracks while Stainless steel is TRANSGRANULAR? Or both? Where should I get more details on this regards?"


Caustic stress corrosion cracking can be either intergranular or transgranular in both stainless steel and carbon steel. The information on caustic cracking is voluminous. Try NACE International's bookstore at http://www.nace.org.


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