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Delayed Hydride Cracking of Zirconium Alloy Fuel Cladding

IAEA TECDOC No. 1649
English IAEA-TECDOC-1649 978-92-0-108610-5
76 18.00 2010

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This publication examines the phenomena of delayed hydride cracking (DHC) in Zircaloy-4 claddings and presents the results of a coordinated research project on this subject. It discusses the circumstances and the mechanisms that lead to DHC in Zircaloy-4 cladding materials and documents the knowledge gained through an inter-laboratory comparison where the physical conditions for DHC have been studied. An advanced DHC testing methodology developed in Studsvik, Sweden, and consistent experimental data of international round-robin DHC velocity measurements in CANDU/PHWR and LWR cladding Zircaloy-4 materials are also attached.

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