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Title: DIMENSIONALLY STABLE, CORROSION RESISTANT NUCLEAR FUEL

Abstract

A method of making a uranium alloy of improved corrosion resistance and dimensional stability is described. The alloy contains from 0-9 weight per cent of an additive of zirconium and niobium in the proportions by weight of 5 to 1 1/ 2. The alloy is cold rolled, heated to two different temperatures, air-cooled, heated to a third temperature, and quenched in water. (AEC)

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4727196
Patent Number(s):
3089768
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C22 - METALLURGY C22C - ALLOYS
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
NSA Number:
NSA-17-022148
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-63
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
METALS, CERAMICS, AND OTHER MATERIALS; AIR; COLD WORKING; CONFIGURATION; COOLING; CORROSION; FUELS; HEAT TREATMENTS; HEATING; IMPURITIES; NIOBIUM ALLOYS; PATENT; QUENCHING; ROLLING; STABILITY; TEMPERATURE; TENSILE PROPERTIES; URANIUM ALLOYS; WATER; ZIRCONIUM ALLOYS

Citation Formats

Kittel, J H. DIMENSIONALLY STABLE, CORROSION RESISTANT NUCLEAR FUEL. United States: N. p., 1963. Web.
Kittel, J H. DIMENSIONALLY STABLE, CORROSION RESISTANT NUCLEAR FUEL. United States.
Kittel, J H. Thu . "DIMENSIONALLY STABLE, CORROSION RESISTANT NUCLEAR FUEL". United States.
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title = {DIMENSIONALLY STABLE, CORROSION RESISTANT NUCLEAR FUEL},
author = {Kittel, J H},
abstractNote = {A method of making a uranium alloy of improved corrosion resistance and dimensional stability is described. The alloy contains from 0-9 weight per cent of an additive of zirconium and niobium in the proportions by weight of 5 to 1 1/ 2. The alloy is cold rolled, heated to two different temperatures, air-cooled, heated to a third temperature, and quenched in water. (AEC)},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1963},
month = {10}
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