Korean J. Met. Mater.
2017;55(9):664-670. Published online 2017 Aug 30
Austenitic stainless steels have excellent mechanical property and corrosion resistance, and are for these reasons used in demanding applications such as power plant, nuclear reactor and off-shore plant. Especially, austenitic stainless steel 304 (STS304) is mainly used as a pipe material in nuclear power plants. Submerged arc welding (SAW) is..... More