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Title: URANIUM PURIFICATION PROCESS

Abstract

A method for the preparation of a diethyl ether solution of uranyl nitrate is described. Previously the preparation of such ether solutions has been difficult and expensive, since crystalline uranyl nitrate hexahydrate dissolves very slowly in ether. An improved method for effecting such dissolution has been found, and it comprises adding molten uranyl nitrate hexahydrate at a temperature of 65 to 105 deg C to the ether while maintaining the temperature of the ether solvent below its boiling point.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4307738
Patent Number(s):
2813002
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C22 - METALLURGY C22B - PRODUCTION AND REFINING OF METALS
NSA Number:
NSA-12-006980
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-58
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PATENTS; BOILING; CLEANING; CRYSTALS; ETHERS; PATENT; PREPARATION; SOLUTIONS; SOLVENTS; TEMPERATURE; URANIUM; URANYL NITRATES

Citation Formats

Winters, C E. URANIUM PURIFICATION PROCESS. United States: N. p., 1957. Web.
Winters, C E. URANIUM PURIFICATION PROCESS. United States.
Winters, C E. Tue . "URANIUM PURIFICATION PROCESS". United States.
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author = {Winters, C E},
abstractNote = {A method for the preparation of a diethyl ether solution of uranyl nitrate is described. Previously the preparation of such ether solutions has been difficult and expensive, since crystalline uranyl nitrate hexahydrate dissolves very slowly in ether. An improved method for effecting such dissolution has been found, and it comprises adding molten uranyl nitrate hexahydrate at a temperature of 65 to 105 deg C to the ether while maintaining the temperature of the ether solvent below its boiling point.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1957},
month = {11}
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