At least (4) end users of Ta tubing have reported Tubing failures holes,cracks,chemistry, collapsed tubes, etc.)within the last year. End users have requested that the committee consider revisions to the specification to require additional inspection/testing and/or tighter tolerances in order to improve the reliability of tubing product.
Keywordsseamless tubing; tantalum; tantalum alloy; tantalum tubes; welded tubing;
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