ASTM G2-88(2002)

    Standard Test Method for Corrosion Testing of Products of Zirconium, Hafnium, and Their Alloys in Water at 680°F or in Steam at 750°F


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers (1) the determination of mass gain, and (2) the surface inspection of products of zirconium, hafnium, and their alloys when corrosion tested in water at 680°F or in steam at 750°F.

    1.2 This test method is to be utilized in its entirety to the extent specified herein as a product acceptance test.

    1.3 This test method may be used on wrought products, castings, powder metallurgy products, and weld metals.

    1.4 A complete metric companion to this test method has been developed, Test Method G 2M. Therefore, no metric equivalents are shown. However, since the mass gain and surface area of the specimen and the electrical resistivity of water are always measured or calculated in SI units, these are given in SI units.

    1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific precautionary statements, see Section 9.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D888 Test Methods for Dissolved Oxygen in Water

    E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications

    G2M Test Method for Corrosion Testing of Products of Zirconium, Hafnium, and Their Alloys in Water at 680F or in Steam at 750F [Metric]


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.060 (Corrosion of metals); 77.120.99 (Other non-ferrous metals and their alloys)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 41114604(Corrosion testers)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/G0002-88R02

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    Citation Format

    ASTM G2-88(2002), Standard Test Method for Corrosion Testing of Products of Zirconium, Hafnium, and Their Alloys in Water at 680°F or in Steam at 750°F, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1988, www.astm.org

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