Hydrogen effects in titanium alloys

D. Eliezer, T. H. Böllinghaus

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In this chapter, an overview of titanium alloys and titanium hydrides is provided after which hydrogen embrittlement behavior for α, α. +. β and β alloys will be briefly summarized. Following this, the chapter will focus on characterizing hydrogen trapping in Ti alloys, concluding with a review of the beneficial effects of hydrogen in forming operations and microstructural refinement in Ti alloys.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGaseous Hydrogen Embrittlement of Materials in Energy Technologies
Subtitle of host publicationThe Problem, its Characterisation and Effects on Particular Alloy Classes
PublisherElsevier Ltd.
Number of pages39
ISBN (Print)9781845696771
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2012


  • Hydrogen
  • Hydrogen in Timetal LCB alloy
  • Hydrogen in titanium β-21S
  • Hydrogen trapping
  • Titanium alloys

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering


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