Korean J. Met. Mater.
2018;56(8):570-579. Published online 2018 Aug 5
Recently developed ultra-strong GIGA STEEL exhibites superior mechanical properties, with a high tensile strength of more than 1.5 GPa and good impact toughness. Nevertheless, its application to auto parts has been severely restricted, mainly due to a substantial reduction in the resistance to hydrogen embrittlement (HE) induced by aqueous corrosion...... More