PWSCC of Thermocoax Pressurizer Heaters in Austenitic Stainless Steel and Remedial Actions to Preventing SCC

  1. Jeremy T. Busby,
  2. Gabriel Ilevbare and
  3. Peter L. Andresen
  1. Y. Thebault1,
  2. P. Moulart1,
  3. K. Dubourgnoux1,
  4. J. Champredonde2,
  5. T. Couvant3,
  6. Y. Neau3,
  7. J-M. Fageon4,
  8. D. Lecharpentier5,
  9. A. Breuil5 and
  10. V. Derouet5

Published Online: 26 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118456835.ch230

15th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems-Water Reactors

15th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems-Water Reactors

How to Cite

Thebault, Y., Moulart, P., Dubourgnoux, K., Champredonde, J., Couvant, T., Neau, Y., Fageon, J.-M., Lecharpentier, D., Breuil, A. and Derouet, V. (2012) PWSCC of Thermocoax Pressurizer Heaters in Austenitic Stainless Steel and Remedial Actions to Preventing SCC, in 15th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems-Water Reactors (eds J. T. Busby, G. Ilevbare and P. L. Andresen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey, Canada. doi: 10.1002/9781118456835.ch230

Author Information

  1. 1

    EDF CEIDRE DLAB, BP23, Avoine, 37420, France

  2. 2

    EDF CEIDRE DETU, 2 rue Ampère, Saint-Denis, 93205, France

  3. 3

    EDF R&D, Avenue des Renardières, Moret Sur Loing, 77818, France

  4. 4

    EDF UNIE, 1 place Pleyel, Saint-Denis, 93282, France

  5. 5

    THERMOCOAX, 40 boulevard Henri Sellier, Suresnes, 92150, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 2 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118132418

Online ISBN: 9781118456835

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Keywords:

  • SCC;
  • austenitic stainless steel;
  • PWR;
  • cold work;
  • pressurizer heater

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Results of Destructive Investigations on Damaged Heaters

  • R&D Works Involved to Apprehend Key Factors Leading to SCC in PWR Primary Water

  • Remedial Actions to Reduce the Susceptibility to PWSCC of Sheath Material

  • Conclusion