caustic embrittlement

An obsolete historical term denoting a form of stress-corrosion cracking most frequently encountered in carbon steels or iron-chromium-nickel alloys that are exposed to concentrated hydroxide solutions at temperatures of 200 to 250 ºC (400 to 480 ºF).
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20742

caustic embrittlement

An obsolete historical term denoting a form of stress-corrosion cracking most frequently encountered in carbon steels or iron-chromium-nickel alloys that are exposed to concentrated hydroxide solutions at temperatures of 200 to 250 ºC (400 to 480 ºF)
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21115
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