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Title: MOLDS FOR CASTING PLUTONIUM

Abstract

A coated mold for casting plutonium comprises a mold base portion of a material which remains solid and stable at temperatures as high as the pouring temperature of the metal to be cast and having a thin coating of the order of 0.005 inch thick on the interior thereof. The coating is composed of finely divided calcium fluoride having a particle size of about 149 microns. (AEC)

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4816907
Patent Number(s):
US 3023119
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-16-008860
NSA Number:
NSA-16-008860
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-62
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
ENGINEERING AND EQUIPMENT; CALCIUM FLUORIDES; GRAIN SIZE; PARTICLES; PLUTONIUM; SOLIDS; TEMPERATURE; THICKNESS

Citation Formats

Anderson, J.W., Miley, F., and Pritchard, W.C. MOLDS FOR CASTING PLUTONIUM. United States: N. p., 1962. Web.
Anderson, J.W., Miley, F., & Pritchard, W.C. MOLDS FOR CASTING PLUTONIUM. United States.
Anderson, J.W., Miley, F., and Pritchard, W.C. Tue . "MOLDS FOR CASTING PLUTONIUM". United States.
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title = {MOLDS FOR CASTING PLUTONIUM},
author = {Anderson, J.W. and Miley, F. and Pritchard, W.C.},
abstractNote = {A coated mold for casting plutonium comprises a mold base portion of a material which remains solid and stable at temperatures as high as the pouring temperature of the metal to be cast and having a thin coating of the order of 0.005 inch thick on the interior thereof. The coating is composed of finely divided calcium fluoride having a particle size of about 149 microns. (AEC)},
doi = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1962},
month = {2}
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