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The Effect of Galvanizing on the Fatigue Characteristics of an HSLA Steel
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1978 by SAE International in United States
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This paper examines the effect of hot dip galvanizing on the fatigue resistance of SAE 950X HSLA steels. Tensile and constant amplitude strain-controlled fatigue data for 0.123 in. gage galvanized steel are compared to data from three uncoated SAE 950X steels. Additionally, results of testing galvanized and uncoated 0.103 in. gage MAXI-FORM® 50 (SAE 950X) steel from a split coil are compared. Galvanizing produced essentially no changes in tensile or fatigue properties except in the extreme low-cycle fatigue regime where galvanizing caused a reduction in the fatigue ductility coefficient, εf́.
CitationRisbeck, T., "The Effect of Galvanizing on the Fatigue Characteristics of an HSLA Steel," SAE Technical Paper 780042, 1978, https://doi.org/10.4271/780042.
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