Accession Number : AD0478581


Title :   EROSION PROPERTIES OF SELECTED TURBINE MATERIALS IN WATER AND POTASSIUM.


Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,


Corporate Author : GARRETT CORP PHOENIX AZ AIRESEARCH MFG DIV


Personal Author(s) : Kovacevich, E A


Report Date : Jan 1966


Pagination or Media Count : 22


Abstract : During this phase of the SNAP 50/SPUR materials investigation, a test apparatus was successfully designed to qualitatively screen various materials for elevated-temperature liquid potassium erosion characteristics. Tests conducted in ambient-temperature water and 1400 F liquid potassium proved that the apparatus was successful as an erosion screening tool. The liquid- potassium tests indicate the Mo-base alloys to be superior in erosion resistance to the Nb base alloys or the Ta-base alloys tested. Ten alloys were evaluated in potassium, and six were evaluated in water. (Author)


Descriptors :   *POTASSIUM , *TURBINE COMPONENTS , EROSION , TURBINE BLADES , MOLYBDENUM ALLOYS , COBALT ALLOYS , CORROSIVE LIQUIDS , LIQUID METALS , WATER , NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS , TEST METHODS , HIGH TEMPERATURE , TURBINE STATORS , TURBINES


Subject Categories : Non-electrical Energy Conversion
      Properties of Metals and Alloys


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE