Specialist Welding Of Zirconium Tube

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A specialist welding procedure to BS EN 15614-5 has been developed and approved for the welding of Zirconium tube endcaps. When the tubes are filled with Boron Carbide pellets they are used as neutron absorbing rods in the nuclear fuel industry.

Welder approval to BS EN ISO 9696-5 has been attained. This was particularly delicate welding procedure as hte tubes only measured 9.5mm diameter with wall thickness of 1..

 

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