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Shear Strength of Irradiated Insulation under Combined Shear/Compression Loading

  • R. Reed
  • T. Bauer-McDaniel
  • P. Fabian
  • C. Hazelton
  • N. Munshi
  • H. Gerstenberg
  • H. Katheder
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering Materials book series (ACRE, volume 42)

Abstract

The shear strengths of irradiated insulation systems were measured at 4 K under combined shear and compression loads. Sandwich-type (316LN/bonded insulation/316LN) specimens were irradiated at 4 K and tested at 4 K after storage at room temperature. Some specimens were stored at room temperature; others, at 77 K. Insulation systems included diglycidylether of bisphenol-A and tetraglycidyl diaminodiphenyl methane epoxies and poly-imide resins reinforced with S-2 glass. Some contained polyimide film or mica electrical barriers. All specimens were irradiated to a fast neutron fluence of 1.8 × 1022 n/m2. Insulation systems are compared on the basis of their irradiated and unirradiated shear strengths.

Keywords

Shear Strength International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor Insulation System Inorganic Coating Combine Shear 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Reed
    • 1
  • T. Bauer-McDaniel
    • 2
  • P. Fabian
    • 2
  • C. Hazelton
    • 2
  • N. Munshi
    • 2
  • H. Gerstenberg
    • 3
  • H. Katheder
    • 4
  1. 1.Cryogenic Materials, Inc.BoulderUSA
  2. 2.Composite Technology Development, Inc.BoulderUSA
  3. 3.Fakultät für Physik E21Technische Universität MünchenGarchingGermany
  4. 4.Max-Planck-Institut für PlasmaphysikGarchingGermany

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