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SOLUTIONS FOR NUCLEAR TEST MARKET

Materion has a strong heritage working with the nuclear energy market, providing beryllium materials that support the operation of nuclear test reactors and experimental fusion reactors. The chemical and physical properties of beryllium including low atomic number and large neutron scattering cross-section make it an ideal material for nuclear applications. Our beryllium can be found in nuclear test applications such as:

  • Neutron reflectors and moderators
  • Neutron filter assemblies
  • Fusion-1st wall tiles (Maintain plasma purity-low or no oxygen contamination) in ITER and JET
  • Neutron sources

ADDRESSING THE INDUSTRY’S MOST COMMON ISSUES

Materion’s unique material solutions help improve the performance of our customers’ end-use products within the energy market. Our high performance materials for the nuclear test reactors market address the industry’s most common issues, including:

  • Irradiated material disposal
  • Swelling
  • Neutron absorption
  • Neutron moderation

OFFERING UNIQUE ADVANCED MATERIALS SOLUTIONS

Materion provides our customers with unique advanced materials solutions that enable their technologies in each market we serve. For more than 80 years, Materion has been designing, inventing and commercializing beryllium and metal matrix composites that address increased performance needs in the energy market.

Contact Our Team today to learn more about how Materion can help meet your nuclear energy needs.