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Title: Fuel or irradiation subassembly

Abstract

A subassembly for use in a nuclear reactor is described which incorporates a loose bundle of fuel or irradiation pins enclosed within an inner tube which in turn is enclosed within an outer coolant tube and includes a locking comb consisting of a head extending through one side of the inner sleeve and a plurality of teeth which extend through the other side of the inner sleeve while engaging annular undercut portions in the bottom portion of the fuel or irradiation pins to prevent movement of the pins.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4054069
Patent Number(s):
3928126
Assignee:
to U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21C - NUCLEAR REACTORS
NSA Number:
NSA-33-028210
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 1974 Jul 01; Other Information: G21C3/02. Orig. Receipt Date: 30-JUN-76
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
N79300* -Reactors-Reactor Fuels; 220300* -Nuclear Reactor Technology-Fuel Elements; *FUEL ELEMENT CLUSTERS- DESIGN; FUEL PINS; IRRADIATION CAPSULES; SUPPORTS

Citation Formats

Seim, O S, and Hutter, E. Fuel or irradiation subassembly. United States: N. p., 1975. Web.
Seim, O S, & Hutter, E. Fuel or irradiation subassembly. United States.
Seim, O S, and Hutter, E. Tue . "Fuel or irradiation subassembly". United States.
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abstractNote = {A subassembly for use in a nuclear reactor is described which incorporates a loose bundle of fuel or irradiation pins enclosed within an inner tube which in turn is enclosed within an outer coolant tube and includes a locking comb consisting of a head extending through one side of the inner sleeve and a plurality of teeth which extend through the other side of the inner sleeve while engaging annular undercut portions in the bottom portion of the fuel or irradiation pins to prevent movement of the pins.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1975},
month = {12}
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