Corrosion of reactor materials

M.J. Brabers, G. Mestdagh, J. Meunier, Gustaaf Spaepen, Pierre Weisgerber

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Abstract

Electrochemical corrosion experiments on aluminium, zirconium, titanium, niobium, Zircaloy-2 and steels have been conducted in-pile and after pile irradiation. It was found that the passivating propertes of the oxide
film formed in-pile on pure aluminium in aqueous solutions are improved
by piIe irradiation.
Potentiodynamic experiments on steel 316L and 304 and on
platinum showed that the potentiaI electric current curves are changed by pile irradiation.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSCK CEN
Number of pages18
StatePublished - Aug 1964
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameSCK CEN Reports
PublisherSCK
No.BLG-269

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