Preliminary Observations of The Strain-Induced Corrosion of Alloy-800 in Sodium Hydroxide-Saturated Sodium and on its Evolution in Dynamic Purified Sodium

  • Gianni D’Alessandro
  • Sergio Casadio
  • Giovanni Bruni


Incoloy-800 of specially controlled composition and micro- structure has been selected for the steam generators of sodium cooled fast breeder reactors (1,2). The assessments involved in such a selection were found to meet all the design requirements, including the corrosion resistance in normal service conditions or abnormal conditions (thermovector fluids contamined by sodium-water reaction products) (1).


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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gianni D’Alessandro
    • 1
  • Sergio Casadio
    • 1
  • Giovanni Bruni
    • 1
  1. 1.CNEN CasacciaRomeItaly

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