ASTM WK42938

    New Guide for Nondestructive Evaluation of Nuclear Grade Graphite

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    WK42938

    1. Scope

    This guide provides general tutorial information regarding the application of conventional nondestructive evaluation technologies (NDE) to nuclear grade graphite. An introduction will be provided to the characteristics of graphite that define the inspection technologies that can be applied and the limitations imposed by the microstructure. This guide does not provide specific techniques or acceptance criteria for end-user examinations but is intended to provide information that will assist in identifying and developing suitable approaches.

    Shall provide general guidance to Nuclear graphite manufactures, reactor constructors and operator.


    Keywords

    nondestructive examination, graphite

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    07-24-2013

    Technical Contact:
    Timothy Burchell

    Status:
    Draft Under Development