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Title: PRODUCTION OF URANIUM MONOCARBIDE

Abstract

A method of making essentially stoichiometric uranium monocarbide by pelletizing a mixture of uranium tetrafluoride, silicon, and carbon and reacting the mixture at a temperature of approximately 1500 to 1700 deg C until the reaction goes to completion, forming uranium monocarbide powder and volatile silicon tetrafluoride, is described. The powder is then melted to produce uranium monocarbide in massive form. (AEC)

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4803846
Patent Number(s):
3046090
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-16-027583
NSA Number:
NSA-16-027583
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-62
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
METALS, CERAMICS, AND OTHER MATERIALS; CARBON; COMPACTS; HIGH TEMPERATURE; MELTING; MIXING; POWDERS; PRODUCTION; SILICON; SILICON FLUORIDES; URANIUM CARBIDES; URANIUM TETRAFLUORIDE; VOLATILITY

Citation Formats

Powers, R.M. PRODUCTION OF URANIUM MONOCARBIDE. United States: N. p., 1962. Web.
Powers, R.M. PRODUCTION OF URANIUM MONOCARBIDE. United States.
Powers, R.M. Tue . "PRODUCTION OF URANIUM MONOCARBIDE". United States.
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title = {PRODUCTION OF URANIUM MONOCARBIDE},
author = {Powers, R.M.},
abstractNote = {A method of making essentially stoichiometric uranium monocarbide by pelletizing a mixture of uranium tetrafluoride, silicon, and carbon and reacting the mixture at a temperature of approximately 1500 to 1700 deg C until the reaction goes to completion, forming uranium monocarbide powder and volatile silicon tetrafluoride, is described. The powder is then melted to produce uranium monocarbide in massive form. (AEC)},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1962},
month = {7}
}