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ASTM publication covers effects of radiation on materials.

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April 21, 2009 - ASTM International technical publication, STP 1492, "Effects of Radiation on Materials: 23rd International Symposium," incorporates 18 papers focused on irradiation embrittlement of reactor pressure vessel steels. Research offers perspective on development and application of trend curves used to predict fracture toughness transition temperatures. Materials covered range from erbium tritide films to oxide dispersion strengthened ferritic steels.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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New ASTM Publication on the Effects of Radiation on Materials

Press release date: April 20, 2009

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 20 April 2009 - The ASTM International technical publication, STP 1492, Effects of Radiation on Materials: 23rd International Symposium, features 18 peer-reviewed papers focused on the irradiation embrittlement of reactor pressure vessel steels. This new research provides a broad perspective on the development and application of trend curves used to predict fracture toughness transition temperatures in irradiated reactor pressure vessel steels. Papers cover materials ranging from erbium tritide films to oxide dispersion strengthened (ODS) ferritic steels. STP 1492, Effects of Radiation on Materials: 23rd International Symposium, is available for $74 (237 pages, soft cover, 6" x 9"; ISBN: 978-0-8031-3421-8; stock # STP1492). Contact ASTM Customer Service (phone: 610-832-9585; fax: 610-832-9555; service@astm.org) or visit www.astm.org. Established in 1898, ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions around the globe. Press Contact:
Marsha Firman
610-832-9612
mfirman@astm.org

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