Senior engineer, Du Pont Company, Beaumont, Tex.
Pages: 13 Published: Jan 1984
The author describes some corrosion properties that make unalloyed zirconium a candidate material for the chemical process industry. Zirconium is compared with competitive materials of construction; corrosion problems and testing are described; aspects of fabrication are discussed. The paper concludes with a description of applications in the Du Pont Company.
zirconium, titanium, tantalum, alloy C-276, alloy B-2, impervious graphite, glass lined steel, corrosion testing, hydrochloric acid, sulfuric acid, sodium hydroxide, chemical process industry, case histories
Paper ID: STP32523S