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Title: PROCESSING OF POWER REACTOR FUELS SIXTEENTH QUARTERLY PROGRESS REPORT, JULY 1 TO OCTOBER 1, 1961

Abstract

In the semiworks dissolver, average currents were about 2000 amp during dissolution of stainless steel and about 1200 amp during dissolution of Zircaloy. These currents were obtained when the current was transferred to a fuel assembly by direct contact with the columbium basket. High dissolution rates are anticipated when the dissolver is modified so that the electrolyte makes the only electrical contact with the charge. Laboratory experiments were made to determine the important characteristics of this type of dissolver. High corrosion rates of stainless steel equipment by boiling nitric acid-stainless steel solutions (under evaporator conditions) is caused by Cr/sup +6/ (auth)

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Du Pont de Nemours (E.I.) & Co. Savannah River Lab., Aiken, S.C.
OSTI Identifier:
4840633
Report Number(s):
DP-706
NSA Number:
NSA-16-018652
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(07-2)-1
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-62
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; BOILING; CHROMIUM; COLUMBIUM; CORROSION; CURRENTS; ELECTROLYSIS; ELECTROLYTES; FUELS; GASKETS; IONS; NIOBIUM; NITRIC ACID; POWER PLANTS; REACTORS; REPROCESSING; SOLUBILITY; STAINLESS STEELS; STORAGE; ZIRCALOY

Citation Formats

Rust, F.G. comp. PROCESSING OF POWER REACTOR FUELS SIXTEENTH QUARTERLY PROGRESS REPORT, JULY 1 TO OCTOBER 1, 1961. United States: N. p., 1962. Web. doi:10.2172/4840633.
Rust, F.G. comp. PROCESSING OF POWER REACTOR FUELS SIXTEENTH QUARTERLY PROGRESS REPORT, JULY 1 TO OCTOBER 1, 1961. United States. doi:10.2172/4840633.
Rust, F.G. comp. Thu . "PROCESSING OF POWER REACTOR FUELS SIXTEENTH QUARTERLY PROGRESS REPORT, JULY 1 TO OCTOBER 1, 1961". United States. doi:10.2172/4840633. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/4840633.
@article{osti_4840633,
title = {PROCESSING OF POWER REACTOR FUELS SIXTEENTH QUARTERLY PROGRESS REPORT, JULY 1 TO OCTOBER 1, 1961},
author = {Rust, F.G. comp.},
abstractNote = {In the semiworks dissolver, average currents were about 2000 amp during dissolution of stainless steel and about 1200 amp during dissolution of Zircaloy. These currents were obtained when the current was transferred to a fuel assembly by direct contact with the columbium basket. High dissolution rates are anticipated when the dissolver is modified so that the electrolyte makes the only electrical contact with the charge. Laboratory experiments were made to determine the important characteristics of this type of dissolver. High corrosion rates of stainless steel equipment by boiling nitric acid-stainless steel solutions (under evaporator conditions) is caused by Cr/sup +6/ (auth)},
doi = {10.2172/4840633},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1962},
month = {2}
}