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2019

Effect of lead and applied potential on corrosion of carbon steel in steam generator crevice solutions

Bojinov, M., Jäppinen, E., Saario, T., Sipilä, K. & Toivonen, A., 1 Oct 2019, In : Corrosion Science. 159, 108117.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Steam generators
Carbon steel
Lead
Corrosion
Stress corrosion cracking
2018

Review of the Aaltonen-mechanism

Huotilainen, C., Saario, T. & Toivonen, A., Nov 2018, Svensk Kärnbränslehantering AB (SKB). 31 p. (SKB rapport; No. SKB R-18-03).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
2017

Corrosion Behavior of Carbon Steel Coated with Octadecylamine in the Secondary Circuit of a Pressurized Water Reactor

Jäppinen, E., Ikäläinen, T., Järvimäki, S., Saario, T., Sipilä, K. & Bojinov, M., 2017, In : Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance. 26, 12, p. 6037–6046 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Pressurized water reactors
Oxides
Carbon steel
Gain measurement
Corrosion

Effect of chloride transients on corrosion of low-alloyed steel under oxygenated high-temperature water conditions

Bojinov, M., Jäppinen, E., Mayinger, W., Saario, T., Selector, M. & Sipilä, K., 1 Jan 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientific

Steel
Chlorides
corrosion
chlorides
steels

Kinetics of oxygen removal by hydrazine alternatives in conditions of steam generator preservation during outage

Betova, I., Bojinov, M. & Saario, T., 2017, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 22 p. (VTT Research Report, Vol. VTT-R-05209-17).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

3 Citations (Scopus)

Localized corrosion of pressure vessel steel in a boiling water reactor cladding flaw: Modeling of electrochemical conditions and dedicated experiments

Sipilä, K., Bojinov, M., Jäppinen, E., Mayinger, W., Saario, T. & Selektor, M., 1 Jul 2017, In : Electrochimica Acta. 241, p. 10-27 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Boiling water reactors
Steel structures
Steel
Stress corrosion cracking
Corrosion

Mitigation of cracking through advanced water chemistry (MOCCA)

Ikäläinen, T., Jäppinen, E., Saario, T., Sipilä, K. & Bojinov, M., 2017, SAFIR2018 - The Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Power Plant Safety 2015-2018: Interim Report. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 313-318 (VTT Technology, Vol. 294).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

Open Access

Verification of a test method for lead assisted stress corrosion cracking of carbon steel

Bojinov, M., Jäppinen, E., Saario, T. & Sipilä, K., 2017, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 21 p. (VTT Research Report, Vol. VTT-R-05238-16).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

Corrosion Mechanism of Low-Alloyed Steel in High-Temperature Water: Effect of Additives and Time of Exposure

Sipilä, K., Bojinov, M., Mayinger, W., Saario, T. & Selektorc, M., 2016, In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 163, 9, p. C530-C538

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Steel
Cations
Positive ions
Corrosion
Oxides

Determining Zeta Potential of Magnetite Particles in PWR Secondary Side Water Treated with Ammonia or Ethanolamine by Using Streaming Potential Technique

Jäppinen, E., Sipilä, K. & Saario, T., Oct 2016, 20th International Conference on Water Chemistry of Nuclear Reactor Systems (NPC 2016) . Nuclear Institute - NI, Vol. 2. p. 1251-1259

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

magnetite
ammonia
boilers
deposits
water

Hydrazine replacement in nuclear power plants: alternative substances and techniques

Betova, I., Bojinov, M. & Saario, T., 2016, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 33 p. (VTT Research Report; No. VTT-R-03426-16).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Improving passivation of carbon steel in steam cycles of power plants with a film forming amine

Jäppinen, E., Saario, T. & Sipilä, K., 2016, Baltica X: International Conference on Life Management and Maintenance for Power Plants. Auerkari, P. (ed.). Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 7 p. (VTT Technology, Vol. 261).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Steam
Passivation
Amines
Carbon steel
Power plants
2015

Deposition model for magnetite on secondary circuit surfaces: a sensitivity study

Bojinov, M. & Saario, T., 2015, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 31 p. (Helsinki University of Technology: Systems Analysis Laboratory. A: Research Reports, Vol. VTT-R-00034-15).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

11 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of chloride and sulfate additions on corrosion of low alloy steel in high-temperature water

Sipilä, K., Bojinov, M., Mayinger, W., Saario, T. & Stanislowski, M., 2015, In : Electrochimica Acta. 173, p. 757-770

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Steel
High strength steel
Oxides
Sulfates
Chlorides
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of Electrochemical Potential on Stress Corrosion Cracking Susceptibility of EN 1.4301 (AISI 304) Austenitic Stainless Steels in Simulated Hot Black Liquor

Pohjanne, P., Vepsäläinen, M., Saario, T., Sipilä, K., Romu, J., Saukkonen, T., Hänninen, H., Heikkilä, M., Koskiniemi, J., Berg, C-G., Pulliainen, M., Virtanen, I. & Ohligschläger, T., 2015, In : Corrosion. 71, 7, p. 887-894

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Stress corrosion cracking
Austenitic stainless steel
Corrosion
Anodic protection
Caustics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of hydrazine on general corrosion of carbon and low-alloyedsteels in pressurized water reactor secondary side water

Järvimäki, S., Saario, T., Sipilä, K. & Bojinov, M., 2015, In : Nuclear Engineering and Design. 295, p. 106-115

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

State-of-the-art on SG corrosion problems: lead induced stress corrosion cracking

Betova, I., Bojinov, M. & Saario, T., 2015, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 75 p. (VTT Research Report, Vol. VTT-R-03434-15).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Water chemistry during hot functional testing of WWER reactors

Bojinov, M. & Saario, T., 2015, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 16 p. (VTT Research Report, Vol. VTT-R-02915-15).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Water
Testing
Corrosion
Radioactivity
Passivation