The Long-Term Corrosion Test Facility at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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The long-term corrosion test facility (LTCTF) at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) consisted of 22 vessels that housed more than 7,000 corrosion test specimens from carbon steels to highly corrosion resistant materials such Alloy 22 and Ti Grade 7. The specimens from LTCTF range from standard weight-loss coupons to U-bend specimens for testing susceptibility to environmentally assisted cracking. Each vessel contained approximately 1000 liters of concentrated brines at 60 C or 90 C. The LTCTF started its operations in late 1996. The thousands of specimens from the LTCTF were removed in August-September 2006. The specimens are being catalogued and ... continued below

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Fix, D V & Rebak, R B March 21, 2007.

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The long-term corrosion test facility (LTCTF) at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) consisted of 22 vessels that housed more than 7,000 corrosion test specimens from carbon steels to highly corrosion resistant materials such Alloy 22 and Ti Grade 7. The specimens from LTCTF range from standard weight-loss coupons to U-bend specimens for testing susceptibility to environmentally assisted cracking. Each vessel contained approximately 1000 liters of concentrated brines at 60 C or 90 C. The LTCTF started its operations in late 1996. The thousands of specimens from the LTCTF were removed in August-September 2006. The specimens are being catalogued and stored for future characterization. Previously removed specimens (e.g. 1 and 5 years) are also archived for further studies.

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  • Presented at: 2007 ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Division Conference, San Antonio, TX, United States, Jul 22 - Jul 26, 2007

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  • Report No.: UCRL-PROC-229377
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 914600
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc881620

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Fix, D V & Rebak, R B. The Long-Term Corrosion Test Facility at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, article, March 21, 2007; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc881620/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.