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Title: FUEL ELEMENTS FOR NUCLEAR REACTORS AND PROCESS OF MAKING

Abstract

A process is described for producing uranium metal granules for use in reactor fuel elements. The granules are made by suspending powdered uramiunn metal or uranium hydride in a viscous, non-reactive liquid, such as paraffin oil, aad pouring the resulting suspension in droplet, on to a bed of powdered absorbent. In this manner the liquid vehicle is taken up by the sorbent and spherical pellets of uranium metal are obtained. The

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4304216
Patent Number(s):
2848325
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-13-001027
NSA Number:
NSA-13-001027
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PATENTS; ABSORPTION; CALCINATION; DROPLETS; FABRICATION; FUEL ELEMENTS; GRAIN SIZE; HEATING; OILS; PARAFFIN; PELLETS; POWDERS; PYROLYSIS; REACTORS; SPHERES; SUSPENSIONS; URANIUM; URANIUM HYDRIDES

Citation Formats

Roake, W.E. FUEL ELEMENTS FOR NUCLEAR REACTORS AND PROCESS OF MAKING. United States: N. p., 1958. Web.
Roake, W.E. FUEL ELEMENTS FOR NUCLEAR REACTORS AND PROCESS OF MAKING. United States.
Roake, W.E. Tue . "FUEL ELEMENTS FOR NUCLEAR REACTORS AND PROCESS OF MAKING". United States.
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author = {Roake, W.E.},
abstractNote = {A process is described for producing uranium metal granules for use in reactor fuel elements. The granules are made by suspending powdered uramiunn metal or uranium hydride in a viscous, non-reactive liquid, such as paraffin oil, aad pouring the resulting suspension in droplet, on to a bed of powdered absorbent. In this manner the liquid vehicle is taken up by the sorbent and spherical pellets of uranium metal are obtained. The},
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place = {United States},
year = {1958},
month = {8}
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