Zirconium Rod & Bar

  • Zirconium rod
  • Zirconium bar

Product Details

Zirconium Rod & Zirconium Bar Standard

Our pure zirconium UNS R60001 and zirconium alloy rod & bar products all follow ASTM B-351, ASTM B-352 (Nuclear application) and ASTM B-551 (Non-nuclear application). Such as Zr702 (R60702), Zr705 (R60705), Zr-2 (UNS R60802), Zr-4 (UNS R60804), Zr-2.5Nb (UNS R60901, UNS R60904), Zr-1Nb rod & bar and other alloys' bar.

Zirconiumm Rod & Zirconium Bar Technology

Zirconium and Zirconium Alloys Rod Bar Processing Technology
Serial Number Technology Process Description
1 ingot casting inspection composition reinspection, appearance inspection
2 β annealing heated in furnace under temperature of 1030-1050˚C, insulated for 45 to 60 min,water quenching
3 extrusion or hot forging 150t or 600t extruding machine, heat temperature 700˚C, 30-45min
4 cold rolling or cold rotary forging or drawing and intermediate annealing intermediate annealing temperature 700˚C/1h
5 final annealing recrystallization annealing temperature 540+/-5˚C, insulated 2h or 600+/-5˚C, insulated 1h, stress relief annealing 460+/-5˚C, insulated 2h 
6 straightening on roller leveler
7 Inspection  
8 Packing  

Zirconiumm Rod & Zirconium Bar Properties

Industial Zirconium and Zirconium Alloys Rod Bar Dimension
Products Dimension/mm
Nuclear Grade Non-nuclear Grade
Hot Processing Bar
Round Section Diameter 6.38 - 203  12.7 - 152
Square Section Side length 6.35 - 203 12.7 - 152
 Six-party Section Subtense 6.35 - 89 12.7 - 152
Eight-party Section Subtense 6.35 - 89 12.7 - 152
Flat-square Section Thickness 3.2 - 38.1      Width 6.35 - 254 Thickness 3.75 - 38.1
Forging Bar
Round Section Diameter 102 - 410  
Square Section Side length 102 - 410  
Cold Processing Bar
Round Section Diameter 9.5 - 152 12.7 - 100
Square Section Side length 12.7 - 76.2 12.7 - 76.2
 Six-party Section Subtense 12.7 - 76.2 12.7 - 76.2
Eight-party Section Subtense 12.7 - 76.2 12.7 - 76.2
Flat-square Section Thickness 6.3      Width 9.5 - 114 Thickness 3.2 - 114      Width 9.5 - 114
Zirconium and Zirconium Alloys Rod Bar Mechanical Properties
Item Tensile Strength/MPa ≥ Yield Strength/MPa ≥ Elongation (Standard 50mm)/% ≥
R60702 55 (380) 30 (205) 16
R60704 60 (415) 35 (240) 14
R60705 80 (550) 55 (380) 16

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