COMPARISON OF MATERIAL PROPERTY SPECIFICATIONS OF AUSTENITIC STEELS IN FAST BREEDER REACTOR TECHNOLOGY
Austenitic stainless steels are very widely used in components for European Fast Breeder Reactors. The Activity Group Nr. 3 "Materials", within Working Group "Codes and Standards" of the Fast Reactor Co-Ordination Committee of the European Communities, has decided to initiate a study to compare the material property specifications of the austenitic stainless steels used in the European Fast Breeder Technology. Hence, this study would allow one to view rapidly the designation of a particular steel grade in different European countries and to compare given property values for a same grade. Where dissimilarities, differences or voids appear, it could lead to an attempt to complete and/or to uniformize the nationally given values, so that on a practical level interchangeability, availability and use ease design and construction work. A selection of the materials and of their properties has been made by the Working Group.
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 10126 EN (1985) MF, 191 P., BFR 300, BLOW-UP COPY BFR 955, EUROFFICE, LUXEMBOURG, POB 1003
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Record Number: 1989124037700 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
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