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Title: REMOVAL OF ALUMINUM COATINGS

Abstract

A process is presented for dissolving aluminum jackets from uranium fuel elements without attack of the uranium in a boiling nitric acid-mercuric nitrate solution containing up to 50% by weight of nitrtc acid and mercuric nitrate in a concentration of between 0.05 and 1% by weight.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4209681
Patent Number(s):
2901343
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-14-006362
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
CHEMISTRY; ALUMINUM; BOILING; COATING; FUEL ELEMENTS; JACKETS; MERCURY NITRATES; NITRIC ACID; SOLUTIONS; URANIUM

Citation Formats

Peterson, J H. REMOVAL OF ALUMINUM COATINGS. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Peterson, J H. REMOVAL OF ALUMINUM COATINGS. United States.
Peterson, J H. Tue . "REMOVAL OF ALUMINUM COATINGS". United States.
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abstractNote = {A process is presented for dissolving aluminum jackets from uranium fuel elements without attack of the uranium in a boiling nitric acid-mercuric nitrate solution containing up to 50% by weight of nitrtc acid and mercuric nitrate in a concentration of between 0.05 and 1% by weight.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {8}
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