Mechanical properties of martensitic steels after exposure to flowing liquid metals

A. Aiello, M. Agostini, G. Benamati, B. Long, G. Scaddozzo

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Abstract

This paper describes the tensile test results of martensitic steels EUROFER 97 and T91 after exposure to flowing Pb-17Li and Pb-55.5Bi alloy, respectively. The corrosion tests were performed in LIFUS II loop (Pb-17Li) and LECOR loop (Pb-55.5Bi) located in the ENEA Brasimone Center. Tensile test were carried in SYNTECH test machine under Ar atmosphere with an extension rate of 2 mm/min, and test temperature for EUROFER and T91 steels were at 480 and 400°C respectively. The exposure of EUROFER steel to the liquid Pb-17Li did not affect its mechanical properties, while the ductility of T91 steel was deteriorated after exposed to flowing liquid Pb-55.5Bi. © 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)217 - 221
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Nuclear Materials
Volume335
Issue number2 SPEC. ISS.
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Aiello, A., Agostini, M., Benamati, G., Long, B., & Scaddozzo, G. (2004). Mechanical properties of martensitic steels after exposure to flowing liquid metals. Journal of Nuclear Materials, 335(2 SPEC. ISS.), 217 - 221. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2004.07.023