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Deposits of Metallic Impurities in Cracks of Creep-Rupture Specimens of Type 304 ss Tested in Flowing Sodium

  • Horst Huthmann
  • Hans U. Borgstedt
  • Hugo Tas

Abstract

Numerous structural and containment components of Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactors will be exposed to a flowing sodium environment at elevated temperatures. Therefore a joint program between INTERATOM, the Nuclear Research Center, KFK, and the Studiecentrum voor Kernenergie, SCK/CEN, was conducted to determine quantitatively the influence of a flowing sodium environment upon the creep-rupture behavior of Type 304 ss at 550°C. The sodium tests were performed in the three non-isothermal dynamic loops of these companies and for a valid comparison parallel tests in air were carried out with the same heat.

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Minimum Creep Rate Rupture Time Tertiary Creep Metallic Impurity Creep Rupture Test 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Horst Huthmann
    • 1
  • Hans U. Borgstedt
    • 2
  • Hugo Tas
    • 3
  1. 1.INTERATOM BergGladbachGermany
  2. 2.KernforschungszentrumKarlsruheGermany
  3. 3.Studiecentrum voor Kernenergie SCK/CENMolBelgium

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