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Title: PRODUCTION OF URANIUM TUBING

Abstract

The manufacture of thin-walled uranium tubing by the hot-piercing techique is described. Uranium billets are preheated to a temperature above 780 d C. The heated billet is fed to a station where it is engaged on its external surface by three convex-surfaced rotating rollers which are set at an angle to the axis of the billet to produce a surface friction force in one direction to force the billet over a piercing mandrel. While being formed around the mandrel and before losing the desired shape, the tube thus formed is cooled by a water spray.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4330395
Patent Number(s):
US 2830921
Assignee:
U. S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-12-014429
NSA Number:
NSA-12-014429
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-58
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PATENTS; COOLING; FRICTION; HEATING; HOT WORKING; PATENT; PRODUCTION; ROLLING; ROTATION; SURFACES; TOOLS; TUBES; URANIUM; URANIUM MINERALS; WATER

Citation Formats

Creutz, E.C.. PRODUCTION OF URANIUM TUBING. United States: N. p., 1958. Web.
Creutz, E.C.. PRODUCTION OF URANIUM TUBING. United States.
Creutz, E.C.. Tue . "PRODUCTION OF URANIUM TUBING". United States. doi:.
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abstractNote = {The manufacture of thin-walled uranium tubing by the hot-piercing techique is described. Uranium billets are preheated to a temperature above 780 d C. The heated billet is fed to a station where it is engaged on its external surface by three convex-surfaced rotating rollers which are set at an angle to the axis of the billet to produce a surface friction force in one direction to force the billet over a piercing mandrel. While being formed around the mandrel and before losing the desired shape, the tube thus formed is cooled by a water spray.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Apr 15 00:00:00 EST 1958},
month = {Tue Apr 15 00:00:00 EST 1958}
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