Lee H. Flasche - Kokomo IN
Narasi Sridhar - Carmel IN
Haynes International, Inc. - Kokomo IN
Disclosed is a duplex stainless steel containing about 25% chromium, about 2% copper, about 3% molybdenum, about 0. 2% nitrogen, about 9% nickel and the balance iron plus modifying elements and impurities. In corrosion conditions, including severe pitting environments, the steel contains up to 3%, and preferably 0. 2 to 1. 0% niobium. The alloy is especially suited for use as a welding filler material. The steel, after welding, has improved Charpy impact properties, increased tensile ductility and corrosion resistance. The steel is also suited for use in the form of cast, wrought or powder products.