Density 6,5 Quality according to ASTM: B 550 (Rod) B 551 (Sheet, Strip) B 523 und B 658 (Tube)
Quality according AWS: A524-79 (Wire)
Zirkonium (Zr 702)
Zr is majorly used in reactor technology however it can be also be found in the construction of chemical equipments. The latter is due to its excellent stability against corrosion, its high strength and low density.
The material can be mechanically worked easily, but little filings and dust are easily inflammable. Under certain conditions it can be welded.