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Title: One-way implodable tag capsule with hemispherical beaded end cap for LWR fuel manufacturing

Abstract

A capsule is described containing a tag gas in a zircaloy body portion having a hemispherical top curved toward the bottom of the body portion. The hemispherical top has a rupturable portion upon exposure to elevated gas pressure and the capsule is positioned within a fuel element in a nuclear reactor.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab., IL (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
757588
Patent Number(s):
PATENTS-US-A8982889
Application Number:
8-982,889; TRN: AH200031%%51
Assignee:
DOEGC; EDB-00:082099
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent Application
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 1997 Dec 02; Other Information: PBD: 1 Dec 1997
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; WATER COOLED REACTORS; FUEL ELEMENTS; MANUFACTURING; ZIRCALOY; DESIGN

Citation Formats

Gross, Kenny, and Lambert, John. One-way implodable tag capsule with hemispherical beaded end cap for LWR fuel manufacturing. United States: N. p., 1997. Web.
Gross, Kenny, & Lambert, John. One-way implodable tag capsule with hemispherical beaded end cap for LWR fuel manufacturing. United States.
Gross, Kenny, and Lambert, John. Mon . "One-way implodable tag capsule with hemispherical beaded end cap for LWR fuel manufacturing". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/757588.
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abstractNote = {A capsule is described containing a tag gas in a zircaloy body portion having a hemispherical top curved toward the bottom of the body portion. The hemispherical top has a rupturable portion upon exposure to elevated gas pressure and the capsule is positioned within a fuel element in a nuclear reactor.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1997},
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