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Title: PROCESS OF PRODUCING SHAPED PLUTONIUM

Abstract

A process is presented for producing and casting high purity plutonium metal in one step from plutonium tetrafluoride. The process comprises heating a mixture of the plutonium tetrafluoride with calcium while the mixture is in contact with and defined as to shape by a material obtained by firing a mixture consisting of calcium oxide and from 2 to 10% by its weight of calcium fluoride at from 1260 to 1370 deg C.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4229138
Patent Number(s):
2899298
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-14-002719
NSA Number:
NSA-14-002719
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
METALS, CERAMICS, AND MATERIALS; CALCIUM; CALCIUM FLUORIDES; CALCIUM OXIDES; CASTING; COMBUSTION; HEATING; HIGH TEMPERATURE; IMPURITIES; MIXING; PLUTONIUM; PLUTONIUM FLUORIDES; PRODUCTION; WEIGHT

Citation Formats

Anicetti, R.J. PROCESS OF PRODUCING SHAPED PLUTONIUM. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Anicetti, R.J. PROCESS OF PRODUCING SHAPED PLUTONIUM. United States.
Anicetti, R.J. Tue . "PROCESS OF PRODUCING SHAPED PLUTONIUM". United States.
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title = {PROCESS OF PRODUCING SHAPED PLUTONIUM},
author = {Anicetti, R.J.},
abstractNote = {A process is presented for producing and casting high purity plutonium metal in one step from plutonium tetrafluoride. The process comprises heating a mixture of the plutonium tetrafluoride with calcium while the mixture is in contact with and defined as to shape by a material obtained by firing a mixture consisting of calcium oxide and from 2 to 10% by its weight of calcium fluoride at from 1260 to 1370 deg C.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {8}
}