Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 46, Issue 11–12, pp 458–462 | Cite as

Zirconium alloys in nuclear power engineering

  • A. V. Nikulina
Structural Materials For Elements Of Nuclear-Reactor Active Zones


Results of studies of zirconium alloys É110 and É635 that have served in parts of VVÉR-1000 reactors are presented. The influence of the composition on the properties of alloys É110 and É635 is studied and improved modifications are suggested. The effect of the total content of admixtures in alloy É110 on corrosion and embrittlement of pipes under conditions simulating LOCA is investigated.


Zirconium Total Content Transport Phenomenon Power Engineering Zirconium Alloy 
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