Record number :
1361269
Title of article :
Oxidation of fuel cladding candidate materials in steam environments at high temperature and pressure
Author/Authors :
Cheng، نويسنده , , Ting and Keiser، نويسنده , , James R. and Brady، نويسنده , , Michael P. and Terrani، نويسنده , , Kurt A. and Pint، نويسنده , , Bruce A.، نويسنده ,
Issue Information :
روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2012
Pages :
5
From page :
396
To page :
400
Abstract :
Under certain severe accident conditions, the fuel rods of nuclear power plants are exposed to high temperature/pressure steam environments in which the Zr alloy cladding is rapidly oxidized. As alternative claddings, the oxidation resistances of SiC-based materials and stainless steels with high Cr and/or Al additions have been examined from 800-1200 °C in high-pressure steam environments. Very low reaction kinetics were observed with alumina-forming FeCrAl alloys at 1200 °C while Fe-Cr alloys with only 15-20% Cr were rapidly attacked.
Journal title :
Journal of Nuclear Materials
Journal title :
Journal of Nuclear Materials
Serial Year :
2012
Link To Document :
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