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Title: Precipitation hardenable iron-nickel-chromium alloy having good swelling resistance and low neutron absorbence

Abstract

An iron-nickel-chromium age-hardenable alloy suitable for use in fast breeder reactor ducts and cladding which utilizes the gamma-double prime strengthening phase and characterized in having a morphology of the gamma-double prime phase enveloping the gamma-prime phase and delta phase distributed at or near the grain boundaries. The alloy consists essentially of about 40-50% nickel, 7.5-14% chromium, 1.5-4% niobium, 0.25-0.75% silicon, 1-3% titanium, 0.1-0.5% aluminum, 0.02-0.1% carbon, 0.002-0.015% boron, and the balance iron. Up to 2% manganese and up to 0.01% magnesium may be added to inhibit trace element effects; up to 0.1% zirconium may be added to increase radiation swelling resistance; and up to 3% molybdenum may be added to increase strength.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. (Richland, WA)
  2. (Suffern, NY)
  3. (Ringwood, NJ)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
863734
Patent Number(s):
4236943
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) PNNL
DOE Contract Number:  
E(45-1)-2170
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
precipitation; hardenable; iron-nickel-chromium; alloy; swelling; resistance; neutron; absorbence; age-hardenable; suitable; fast; breeder; reactor; ducts; cladding; utilizes; gamma-double; prime; strengthening; phase; characterized; morphology; enveloping; gamma-prime; delta; distributed; near; grain; boundaries; consists; essentially; 40-50; nickel; 5-14; chromium; 5-4; niobium; 25-0; 75; silicon; 1-3; titanium; 1-0; aluminum; 02-0; carbon; 002-0; 015; boron; balance; iron; manganese; 01; magnesium; added; inhibit; trace; element; effects; zirconium; increase; radiation; molybdenum; strength; iron-nickel-chromium alloy; balance iron; trace element; breeder reactor; fast breeder; grain boundaries; consists essentially; swelling resistance; reactor duct; alloy suitable; gamma-double prime; alloy consists; precipitation hardenable; prime phase; strengthening phase; radiation swelling; reactor ducts; chromium alloy; phase enveloping; neutron absorbence; gamma-prime phase; prime strengthening; age-hardenable alloy; iron-nickel-chromium age-hardenable; /148/376/

Citation Formats

Korenko, Michael K., Merrick, Howard F., and Gibson, Robert C. Precipitation hardenable iron-nickel-chromium alloy having good swelling resistance and low neutron absorbence. United States: N. p., 1980. Web.
Korenko, Michael K., Merrick, Howard F., & Gibson, Robert C. Precipitation hardenable iron-nickel-chromium alloy having good swelling resistance and low neutron absorbence. United States.
Korenko, Michael K., Merrick, Howard F., and Gibson, Robert C. Tue . "Precipitation hardenable iron-nickel-chromium alloy having good swelling resistance and low neutron absorbence". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863734.
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title = {Precipitation hardenable iron-nickel-chromium alloy having good swelling resistance and low neutron absorbence},
author = {Korenko, Michael K. and Merrick, Howard F. and Gibson, Robert C.},
abstractNote = {An iron-nickel-chromium age-hardenable alloy suitable for use in fast breeder reactor ducts and cladding which utilizes the gamma-double prime strengthening phase and characterized in having a morphology of the gamma-double prime phase enveloping the gamma-prime phase and delta phase distributed at or near the grain boundaries. The alloy consists essentially of about 40-50% nickel, 7.5-14% chromium, 1.5-4% niobium, 0.25-0.75% silicon, 1-3% titanium, 0.1-0.5% aluminum, 0.02-0.1% carbon, 0.002-0.015% boron, and the balance iron. Up to 2% manganese and up to 0.01% magnesium may be added to inhibit trace element effects; up to 0.1% zirconium may be added to increase radiation swelling resistance; and up to 3% molybdenum may be added to increase strength.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1980},
month = {1}
}

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