STP830

    Corrosion Resistance of Zirconium in Chemical Processing Equipment

    Published: Jan 1984


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    Abstract

    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.

    Keywords:

    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


    Author Information:

    Moniz, BJ
    Senior engineer, Du Pont Company, Beaumont, Tex.


    Paper ID: STP32523S

    Committee/Subcommittee: B10.02

    DOI: 10.1520/STP32523S


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