Industrial contract with Saudi Aramco and MASDAR Institute studying the hydrogen effect on oil & gas pipeline steel grades X65 and X42.
Type of Services/Role:
- Measure fracture toughness with respect to standard ASTM E1820, using SEB specimens
- Measure hydrogen diffusing in the sample for both static and in situ testing
- Measure the micro-hardness along the crack path and provide with a correlation to fracture toughness measurements in air and in hydrogen