Salt can cause titanium alloys to crack, and if long-time operation of titanium hardwares in salt atmospheres is expected, effective means must be found to eliminate or control this tendency. The authors describe in detail their stress-corrosion testing of titanium alloys, and the results are plotted in a number of tables. Figures show stress-versus-temperature charts at different high temperatures, and the microstructure of the alloy after testing is illustrated. The results of the tests are evaluated and a brief summary is given.

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