Quantitative Analysis of Low-concentration Hydrogen Content in Titanium Alloy

Can we perform quantitative analysis of hydrogen in a titanium alloy to prevent hydrogen embrittlement?

Customer needs

Titanium (Ti) alloy is used for applications in aircraft, medicine, and other fields due to its light weight, high strength, high corrosion resistance, high biological compatibility, and other properties. However, because titanium materials tend to store hydrogen (endothermic reaction), material design and production control must be implemented for preventing hydrogen embrittlement.

For this reason, customers asked us for a technique for quantitative analysis of hydrogen content in titanium alloys on a scale of several ppm to several tens of ppm.

Solved by EMGA-921!

It takes only a few minutes for quantitative analysis of low-concentration hydrogen content in Titanium alloys!

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Titanium alloy sample

Sample weight (g)

Hydrogen (ppm)

A

0.099992.777

B

0.102316.991

C

0.1037915.356

Fig. 1. Quantitative Analysis Results of Hydrogen Content in Titanium Alloy

After entering presets (measurement conditions and sample names), operation simply requires loading of the sample and pressing of the start button. The analysis process is completed in several minutes.

Fig. 2. Measurement Flowchart

Customer feedback

This led us to develop our hydrogen analyzer for enabling quick and easy quantitative analysis of low-concentration hydrogen, and it has served as a useful tool for our customers.

Hydrogen Combustion Analyzer: EMGA-921

Features

  • Wide concentration

Measurement range: - 0.08〜0.02%(m/m) for hydrogen.

Measurement method

  • Hydrogen: Thermal conductivity (TCD)

Titanium alloy-related applications

  • Quick depth analysis of Titanium alloy plates (GD-OES)

  • Particle size distribution   measurements for Titanium alloys

Reference Customers

  • Aircraft company
  • Automotive company
  • Biomaterial company (artificial joint)
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