hydrogen embrittlement

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hydrogen embrittlement

[′hī·drə·jən em′brid·əl·mənt]
(metallurgy)
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Design, Materials & Construction--Update PRCI's seismic design guidelines and developing guidelines for minimizing and managing pipeline stresses from lifting and lowering-in during construction; further work on the Strain-Based Design and Assessment Program; numerous welding projects including weld hydrogen cracking risk management guidance and continued work on Corrosion Resistant Alloy weld overlay pipes for subsea application; solutions for pipeline repair--in-service/maintenance welding, composites, liners, etc.
The hydrogen cracking is associated with time delay.
We had worked with Lincoln as they were developing the electrode and recognized the advantages it would provide to the project in terms of preventing hydrogen cracking," explained Brad Etheridge, welding engineer at DNV Columbus.
With an Easy Strike[R] tip and Integrated Silicate Technology[TM], the electrodes feature reduced hydrogen cracking, square burn off, and an improved arc start with less porosity.