Improved Zirconium Alloys : Summary Report, April 1, 1960 - January 31, 1961

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Abstract: "The objectives of this program are the development of zirconium-base alloys possessing exceptionally good corrosion resistance to 680 F water or 750-900 F system and/or improved strength at elevated temperatures. Approximately 100 binary compositions were prepared and screened by corrosion testing in 680 F water; selected compositions were exposed to 750 F steam. The data obtained indicate promising bases for ternary and quaternary alloys. Related investigations involving zirconium purity and heat treatment for improvement of corrosion properties are proceeding. Hydrogen pickup and mechanical properties will be used as acceptability tests on promising compositions."

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[41] p. : ill., photographs., tables ; 28 cm.

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Weinstein, Daniel; Holtz, F. C. & Van Thyne, R. J. February 28, 1961.

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  • Main Title: Improved Zirconium Alloys : Summary Report, April 1, 1960 - January 31, 1961
  • Added Title: ARF (Series) (Chicago, Illinois) Report 2198-13
  • Series Title: Armour Research Foundation Reports
  • Added Title: Armour Research Foundation Report ARF-2198-13

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Abstract: "The objectives of this program are the development of zirconium-base alloys possessing exceptionally good corrosion resistance to 680 F water or 750-900 F system and/or improved strength at elevated temperatures. Approximately 100 binary compositions were prepared and screened by corrosion testing in 680 F water; selected compositions were exposed to 750 F steam. The data obtained indicate promising bases for ternary and quaternary alloys. Related investigations involving zirconium purity and heat treatment for improvement of corrosion properties are proceeding. Hydrogen pickup and mechanical properties will be used as acceptability tests on promising compositions."

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[41] p. : ill., photographs., tables ; 28 cm.

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  • OCLC: 914235763
  • SuDoc Number: Y 3.AT 7:22/ARF-2198-13
  • Report No.: ARF-2198-13
  • Government Documents No.: AT(11-1)-578
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc502440

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Weinstein, Daniel; Holtz, F. C. & Van Thyne, R. J. Improved Zirconium Alloys : Summary Report, April 1, 1960 - January 31, 1961, report, February 28, 1961; Chicago, Illinois. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc502440/: accessed December 10, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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