ASTM C1065 - 08

    Standard Specification for Nuclear-Grade Zirconium Oxide Powder

    Active Standard ASTM C1065 | Developed by Subcommittee: C26.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 12.01


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification defines the physical and chemical requirements for zirconium oxide powder intended for fabrication into shapes, either entirely or partially of zirconia, for use in a nuclear reactor core.

    1.2 The material described herein shall be particulate in nature.

    1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    C117 Test Method for Materials Finer than 75-m (No. 200) Sieve in Mineral Aggregates by Washing

    C371 Test Method for Wire-Cloth Sieve Analysis of Nonplastic Ceramic Powders

    C859 Terminology Relating to Nuclear Materials

    C1233 Practice for Determining Equivalent Boron Contents of Nuclear Materials

    E11 Specification for Woven Wire Test Sieve Cloth and Test Sieves

    E105 Practice for Probability Sampling of Materials

    ANSI Standard

    ANSI/ASMENQA-1 Quality Assurance Requirements for Nuclear Facility Applications

    U.S. Government Standard

    CodeofFederalRegulat Part 50, Energy (10 CFR 50) Domestic Licensing of Production and Utilization Facilities


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 27.120.30 (Fissile materials and nuclear fuel technology); 71.060.20 (Oxides)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12171602(Inorganic metal oxides)


    DOI: 10.1520/C1065-08

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