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Title: ELECTROLYTIC SEPARATION PROCESS AND APPARATUS

Abstract

A method is given for dissolving stainless steel-c lad fuel elements in dilute acids such as half normal sulfuric acid. The fuel element is made the anode in a Y-shaped electrolytic cell which has a flowing mercury cathode; the stainless steel elements are entrained in the mercury and stripped therefrom by a continuous process. (AEC)

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4793238
Patent Number(s):
3024172
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-16-010118
NSA Number:
NSA-16-010118
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-62
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
CHEMISTRY; ANODES; CATHODES; ELECTROLYSIS; ELECTROLYTIC CELLS; FUEL ELEMENTS; IONIZATION; MERCURY; PATENT; SEPARATION PROCESSES; SOLUTIONS; SOLVENT EXTRACTION; STAINLESS STEELS; STRIPPING; SULFURIC ACID

Citation Formats

McLain, M.E. Jr., and Roberts, M.W. ELECTROLYTIC SEPARATION PROCESS AND APPARATUS. United States: N. p., 1962. Web.
McLain, M.E. Jr., & Roberts, M.W. ELECTROLYTIC SEPARATION PROCESS AND APPARATUS. United States.
McLain, M.E. Jr., and Roberts, M.W. Thu . "ELECTROLYTIC SEPARATION PROCESS AND APPARATUS". United States.
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title = {ELECTROLYTIC SEPARATION PROCESS AND APPARATUS},
author = {McLain, M.E. Jr. and Roberts, M.W.},
abstractNote = {A method is given for dissolving stainless steel-c lad fuel elements in dilute acids such as half normal sulfuric acid. The fuel element is made the anode in a Y-shaped electrolytic cell which has a flowing mercury cathode; the stainless steel elements are entrained in the mercury and stripped therefrom by a continuous process. (AEC)},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1962},
month = {3}
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