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Title: Process to minimize cracking of pyrolytic carbon coatings

Abstract

Carbon-coated microspheroids useful as fuels in nuclear reactors are produced with a low percentage of cracked coatings and are imparted increased strength and mechanical stability characteristics by annealing immediately after the carbon coating processes.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Knoxville, TN
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
862992
Patent Number(s):
US 4068015
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC)
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-26
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
process; minimize; cracking; pyrolytic; carbon; coatings; carbon-coated; microspheroids; useful; fuels; nuclear; reactors; produced; percentage; cracked; imparted; increased; strength; mechanical; stability; characteristics; annealing; immediately; coating; processes; pyrolytic carbon; nuclear reactors; nuclear reactor; mechanical stability; carbon coating; carbon coatings; coating process; coating processes; cracked coatings; increased strength; stability characteristics; /427/376/976/

Citation Formats

Lackey, Jr., Walter J., and Sease, John D. Process to minimize cracking of pyrolytic carbon coatings. United States: N. p., 1978. Web.
Lackey, Jr., Walter J., & Sease, John D. Process to minimize cracking of pyrolytic carbon coatings. United States.
Lackey, Jr., Walter J., and Sease, John D. Sun . "Process to minimize cracking of pyrolytic carbon coatings". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862992.
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title = {Process to minimize cracking of pyrolytic carbon coatings},
author = {Lackey, Jr., Walter J. and Sease, John D},
abstractNote = {Carbon-coated microspheroids useful as fuels in nuclear reactors are produced with a low percentage of cracked coatings and are imparted increased strength and mechanical stability characteristics by annealing immediately after the carbon coating processes.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1978},
month = {1}
}

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