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Title: PLUTONIUM ALLOYS

Abstract

The preparation of low-melting-point plutonium alloys is described. In a MgO crucible Pu is placed on top of the lighter alloying metal (Fe, Co, or Ni) and the temperature raised to 1000 or 1200 deg C. Upon cooling, the alloy slug is broke out of the crucible. With 14 at. % Ni the m.p. is 465 deg C; with 9.5 at. % Fe the m.p. is 410 deg C; and with 12.0 at. % Co the m.p. is 405 deg C. (T.R.H.) l6262 l6263 ((((((((Abstract unscannable))))))))

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4244653
Patent Number(s):
2890954
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-13-016261
NSA Number:
NSA-13-016261
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
METALLURGY AND CERAMICS; COBALT ALLOYS; COOLING; CRUCIBLES; HIGH TEMPERATURE; IRON ALLOYS; MAGNESIUM OXIDES; MELTING POINTS; NICKEL ALLOYS; PLUTONIUM ALLOYS; PREPARATION; TEMPERATURE

Citation Formats

Chynoweth, W. PLUTONIUM ALLOYS. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Chynoweth, W. PLUTONIUM ALLOYS. United States.
Chynoweth, W. Tue . "PLUTONIUM ALLOYS". United States.
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title = {PLUTONIUM ALLOYS},
author = {Chynoweth, W.},
abstractNote = {The preparation of low-melting-point plutonium alloys is described. In a MgO crucible Pu is placed on top of the lighter alloying metal (Fe, Co, or Ni) and the temperature raised to 1000 or 1200 deg C. Upon cooling, the alloy slug is broke out of the crucible. With 14 at. % Ni the m.p. is 465 deg C; with 9.5 at. % Fe the m.p. is 410 deg C; and with 12.0 at. % Co the m.p. is 405 deg C. (T.R.H.) l6262 l6263 ((((((((Abstract unscannable))))))))},
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place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {6}
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