42. Metastable Alloys

  1. R. Winston Revie
  1. K. Hashimoto

Published Online: 19 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch42

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

How to Cite

Hashimoto, K. (2011) Metastable Alloys, in Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition (ed R. W. Revie), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch42

Editor Information

  1. CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Author Information

  1. Tohoku Institute of Technology, Sendai, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470080320

Online ISBN: 9780470872864



  • metastable alloys - mechanical alloying, solid-state mixing - effective for preparation of amorphous alloy powders;
  • corrosion-resistant alloys in aqueous solutions - addition of chromium to amorphous Fe–metalloid alloys;
  • alloys resistant to aqueous corrosion - special techniques, for metastable alloy preparation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Structural characteristics

  • Corrosion-resistant alloys in aqueous solutions

  • Factors determining the high corrosion resistance of amorphous alloys

  • Alloys resistant to aqueous corrosion

  • Alloys resistant to sulfidizing/oxidizing environments at high temperatures

  • Summary

  • References