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Title: PROCESS FOR REMOVING NOBLE METALS FROM URANIUM

Abstract

A pyrometallurgical method is given for purifying uranium containing ruthenium and palladium. The uranium is disintegrated and oxidized by exposure to air and then the ruthenium and palladium are extracted from the uranium with molten zinc.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4103617
Patent Number(s):
2970050
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
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
C - CHEMISTRY C22 - METALLURGY C22B - PRODUCTION AND REFINING OF METALS
NSA Number:
NSA-15-007442
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-61
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
CHEMISTRY; AIR; HIGH TEMPERATURE; MELTING; METALLURGY; METALS; NOBLE METALS; OXIDATION; PALLADIUM; PYROMETALLURGY; RUTHENIUM; SEPARATION PROCESSES; URANIUM; ZINC

Citation Formats

Knighton, J B. PROCESS FOR REMOVING NOBLE METALS FROM URANIUM. United States: N. p., 1961. Web.
Knighton, J B. PROCESS FOR REMOVING NOBLE METALS FROM URANIUM. United States.
Knighton, J B. Tue . "PROCESS FOR REMOVING NOBLE METALS FROM URANIUM". United States.
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author = {Knighton, J B},
abstractNote = {A pyrometallurgical method is given for purifying uranium containing ruthenium and palladium. The uranium is disintegrated and oxidized by exposure to air and then the ruthenium and palladium are extracted from the uranium with molten zinc.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1961},
month = {1}
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