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Fatigue and Corrosion Testing Group

Fatigue, Corrosion and Space Use Materials Strength Data Sheets

Specialized Research Field

Fatigue Data Sheets

"Multi-rotating bending fatigue machine. It takes 3 years by 1010cycles." Image

Multi-rotating bending fatigue machine. It takes 3 years by 1010cycles.


"Ultrasonic fatigue machine. It takes 1 week by 1010cycles." Image

Ultrasonic fatigue machine. It takes 1 week by 1010cycles.


・Fatigue properties of machine structural 
  materials
      Low- and High-cycles properties
      Giga-cycle properties
      Ultrasonic properties
・Materials: 
     Carbon steels, Low alloy steels, Stainless steels, Spring steels, 
     Tool steels, Aluminum alloys, Titanium 
     alloys, Magnesium alloys.
・Fatigue properties of welded joints
・Elevated temperature fatigue properties
・Elastic modulus


Space Use Materials Strength Data Sheets

"Rocket engine used in wide temperature region from cryogenic to high temp." Image

Rocket engine used in wide temperature region from cryogenic to high temp.


"Cryogenic fatigue machine for rocket engine" Image

Cryogenic fatigue machine for rocket engine


・Evaluation of mechanical properties of materials in 
  severe environments for H-IIA/B Rocket engine
・Materials: 
    Titanium alloys, Nickel based alloys, Stainless steels,    
    Cobalt alloy, Aluminum alloy, Cupper alloy
・Properties: 
    Tensile, Fracture toughness, Charpy impact, 
    Fatigue crack growth rate, Low-cycle fatigue, 
    High-cycle fatigue, Creep
・Testing temperature: 
    4K, 20K, 77K, 293K, 767-923K  
 


Corrosion Data Sheets

"Steel bridge exposed in outdoor environments" Image

Steel bridge exposed in outdoor environments


"Exposure site in NIMS, Tsukuba" Image

Exposure site in NIMS, Tsukuba


・Atmospheric corrosion properties
      Fe-Cr and Fe-Ni binary alloys.
      Fe-Al and Fe-Si binary alloys.
      Carbon steel and Weathering steels
      Fe-P and Fe-Cu binary alloys
・Amount of weight loss
・External observation of test specimens


Group Leader

"Masao HAYAKAWA" Image

Masao HAYAKAWA


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Fatigue and Corrosion Testing Group
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, JAPAN
E-Mail: HAYAKAWA.Masao=nims.go.jp(Please change "=" to "@")
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, JAPAN
TEL.+81-(0)-29-859-2000
FAX.+81-(0)-29-859-2029