Does anyone know of some available reagents to aid in differentiating between
common s.s. alloys in the marine industry. Specifically – I have been directed
to use Hydrochloric/sulphurous acid test to spot molybdenum (a handy test to
determine 304 from 316). Where do I find sulphurous acid?? Another handy test
would be one for nickel- so I would know at least if I was dealing with an
I can purchase the whole shebang from Koslow, yet the full kit is kind of
expensive for someone who won’t use it often (I’m also trying to make
recommendations for others who aren’t metallurgists or process engineers).
Thank you for your help. It’s so cool that there’s a metallurgy NG!