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Title: CONTROL ROD

Abstract

This patent shows a method of making a fuel or control rod for a nuclear reactor. Fuel or control material is placed within a tube and plugs of porous metal wool are inserted at both ends. The metal wool is then compacted and the tube compressed around it as by swaging, thereby making the plugs liquid- impervious but gas-pervious. (AEC)

Inventors:
;
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4740161
Patent Number(s):
US 3087879
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
NSA Number:
NSA-17-018732
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-63
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
METALS, CERAMICS, AND OTHER MATERIALS; COMPACTING; CONTROL; FABRICATION; FUEL ELEMENTS; GASES; LIQUIDS; METALS; POROSITY; REACTORS; RODS; TEXTILES; TUBES

Citation Formats

Walker, D E, and Matras, S. CONTROL ROD. United States: N. p., 1963. Web.
Walker, D E, & Matras, S. CONTROL ROD. United States.
Walker, D E, and Matras, S. Tue . "CONTROL ROD". United States.
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abstractNote = {This patent shows a method of making a fuel or control rod for a nuclear reactor. Fuel or control material is placed within a tube and plugs of porous metal wool are inserted at both ends. The metal wool is then compacted and the tube compressed around it as by swaging, thereby making the plugs liquid- impervious but gas-pervious. (AEC)},
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year = {1963},
month = {4}
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