Which element prevents formation of austenite?

Q.  Which of the following alloying elements prevent formation of austenite in high chromium steels?
- Published on 11 Sep 15

a. Boron
b. Carbon
c. Manganese
d. Titanium

ANSWER: Titanium


  • Sravanthi   -Posted on 21 Nov 15
    Different effects of titanium alloying element are:

    - Titanium is an alloying element which prevents formation of austenite in high chromium steels.

    - In medium chromium steels, titanium reduces martensite hardness and hardenability.

    - When stainless steel is heated for a long time, titanium prevents localized depletion of chromium.

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