STP681: Zirconium Technology—Twenty Years of Evolution

    Lustman, B
    Manager, Fuel Development, Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, West Mifflin, Pa.

    Pages: 14    Published: Jan 1979


    Progress since 1955 in the technology of zirconium and its alloys is reviewed primarily from an applications viewpoint. A number of favorable features have been uncovered as their use broadened as well as problem areas which required accommodation in design or lifetime. Zirconium technology has reached its present stage of development as a result of world-wide contributions.


    zirconium, zircaloy, zirconium technology, zirconium production

    Paper ID: STP36669S

    Committee/Subcommittee: B10.02

    DOI: 10.1520/STP36669S

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