Free 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Remove advertisements
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Forging nuclear-grade zirconium - GIF

  1. #1
    Jon
    Jon is online now Jon has agreed the Seller's Terms of Service
    Administrator Jon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Colorado, USA
    Posts
    12,839
    Thanks
    2,420
    Thanked 3,886 Times in 1,574 Posts

    Forging nuclear-grade zirconium - GIF

    Forging nuclear-grade zirconium. Zirconium is used for the outer layer of fuel rods in nuclear reactors.



    Previously:

    Freehand forging a corkscrew GIF
    Forging titanium - GIF and video
    Forging a crown wheel - GIF and video
    Forging a large flange in China - video
    Forging a Kunai throwing dagger from rebar - GIF

  2. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Jon For This Useful Post:

    Saxon Violence (12-27-2017), Seedtick (12-26-2017)

  3. #2
    Saxon Violence's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2015
    Posts
    11
    Thanks
    37
    Thanked 8 Times in 3 Posts
    Friend,

    Isn't Zirconium a crystal sometimes used to imitate diamonds?

    Is the resulting rod crystalline? I'd like to see it once it cooled down.

    Saxon Violence

  4. #3
    Frank S's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Location
    Peacock TX
    Posts
    2,479
    Thanks
    452
    Thanked 2,221 Times in 1,085 Posts

    Frank S's Tools
    Quote Originally Posted by Saxon Violence View Post
    Friend,

    Isn't Zirconium a crystal sometimes used to imitate diamonds?

    Is the resulting rod crystalline? I'd like to see it once it cooled down.

    Saxon Violence
    You are thinking of cubic zirconia the crystalline form of zirconium dioxide


    Post your reply!
    Join 33,912 of us and get our 173 Must Read Homemade Tools eBook free.



    173 Must Read Homemade Tools
    Never try to tell me it can't be done
    When I have to paint I use http://kbs.justoldtrucks.com/

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to Frank S For This Useful Post:

    Saxon Violence (12-29-2017)

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •