Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 20, Issue 7, pp 524–526 | Cite as

Effect of vacuum heating on the corrosion resistance of Al-4.5Zn-2Mg

  • M. B. Bronfin
  • L. V. Tarasenko
  • E. A. Kuznetsova
Nonferrous Metals and Alloys


Preliminary heat treatment in vacuum of Al-Zn-Mg alloys improves the stress corrosion resistance. One of the probable reasons for this effect is the impoverishment of the surface layer in magnesium and zinc.


Zinc Magnesium Heat Treatment Surface Layer Corrosion Resistance 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1979

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  • M. B. Bronfin
  • L. V. Tarasenko
  • E. A. Kuznetsova

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