Effect of 6.6 pH process water on process tube and fuel element corrosion

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Reduction of the reactor process water pH from 6.9 to 6.6 at 100-B, D, DR, KF, and H currently is proposed in order to reduce the aluminum corrosion rate and the resultant outage time for water leaks, fuel ruptures, and process tube replacement. This document reviews the current knowledge of the effect of reducing the pH to 6.6 on aluminum corrosion. An estimate of the expected costs and benefits is included.

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Young, J. R. May 20, 1963.

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    Publisher Info: General Electric Co., Richland, WA (United States). Hanford Atomic Products Operation
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Reduction of the reactor process water pH from 6.9 to 6.6 at 100-B, D, DR, KF, and H currently is proposed in order to reduce the aluminum corrosion rate and the resultant outage time for water leaks, fuel ruptures, and process tube replacement. This document reviews the current knowledge of the effect of reducing the pH to 6.6 on aluminum corrosion. An estimate of the expected costs and benefits is included.

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OSTI as DE94011085; Paper copy available at OSTI: phone, 865-576-8401, or email, reports@adonis.osti.gov

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Young, J. R. Effect of 6.6 pH process water on process tube and fuel element corrosion, report, May 20, 1963; Richland, Washington. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1317919/: accessed July 29, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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