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    Forging nuclear-grade zirconium - GIF

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



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    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.

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    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


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