General and Localized corrosion of Austenitic and Borated Stainless Steels in Simulated Concentrated Ground Waters

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Boron containing stainless steels are used in the nuclear industry for applications such as spent fuel storage, control rods and shielding. It was of interest to compare the corrosion resistance of three borated stainless steels with standard austenitic alloy materials such as type 304 and 316 stainless steels. Tests were conducted in three simulated concentrated ground waters at 90 C. Results show that the borated stainless were less resistant to corrosion than the witness austenitic materials. An acidic concentrated ground water was more aggressive than an alkaline concentrated ground water.

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Fix, D.; Estill, J.; Wong, L. & Rebak, R. May 28, 2004.

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Boron containing stainless steels are used in the nuclear industry for applications such as spent fuel storage, control rods and shielding. It was of interest to compare the corrosion resistance of three borated stainless steels with standard austenitic alloy materials such as type 304 and 316 stainless steels. Tests were conducted in three simulated concentrated ground waters at 90 C. Results show that the borated stainless were less resistant to corrosion than the witness austenitic materials. An acidic concentrated ground water was more aggressive than an alkaline concentrated ground water.

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Fix, D.; Estill, J.; Wong, L. & Rebak, R. General and Localized corrosion of Austenitic and Borated Stainless Steels in Simulated Concentrated Ground Waters, report, May 28, 2004; Las Vegas, Nevada. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc780565/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.