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Title: Prediction of external corrosion for UF{sub 6} cylinders: Results of an empirical method

Abstract

Wall thickness data for depleted LTF, (DU) cylinders in above-ground storage at three Department of Energy (DOE) sites (Oak Ridge, TN; Paducah, KY; Portsmouth, OH) were analyzed in order to address the following questions: How many cylinders may have breaches now? and, What will the conditions be like in 2020? This report summarizes preliminary results of the analyses conducted. These results are to be used as input into models for estimating risks and hazards associated with the cylinders in the various conditions. These models will then be used as a basis for implementing engineering fixes where possible and for management decisions on corrective actions. This is part of the overall assessment of the risks and hazards within the DU management program.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
86296
Report Number(s):
ORNL/TM-13012
ON: DE95014488; TRN: 95:017339
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Jun 1995
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
05 NUCLEAR FUELS; URANIUM HEXAFLUORIDE; STORAGE FACILITIES; CYLINDERS; DEPLETED URANIUM; CORROSION; FORECASTING; PADUCAH PLANT; PORTSMOUTH GASEOUS DIFFUSION PLANT; ORGDP

Citation Formats

Lyon, B F. Prediction of external corrosion for UF{sub 6} cylinders: Results of an empirical method. United States: N. p., 1995. Web. doi:10.2172/86296.
Lyon, B F. Prediction of external corrosion for UF{sub 6} cylinders: Results of an empirical method. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/86296
Lyon, B F. Thu . "Prediction of external corrosion for UF{sub 6} cylinders: Results of an empirical method". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/86296. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/86296.
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author = {Lyon, B F},
abstractNote = {Wall thickness data for depleted LTF, (DU) cylinders in above-ground storage at three Department of Energy (DOE) sites (Oak Ridge, TN; Paducah, KY; Portsmouth, OH) were analyzed in order to address the following questions: How many cylinders may have breaches now? and, What will the conditions be like in 2020? This report summarizes preliminary results of the analyses conducted. These results are to be used as input into models for estimating risks and hazards associated with the cylinders in the various conditions. These models will then be used as a basis for implementing engineering fixes where possible and for management decisions on corrective actions. This is part of the overall assessment of the risks and hazards within the DU management program.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1995},
month = {6}
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