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Title: Method of forming ceramic bricks

Abstract

A method for forming free standing ceramic bricks for use as tritium breeder material is disclosed. Aqueous solutions of sodium carbonate and potassium carbonate are mixed with an organic hydrocolloid dispersion and powdered lithium carbonate, spray dried, and ceramic bricks formed by molding in a die and firing.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab., IL (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6792256
Patent Number(s):
-US-A6041266
Assignee:
ANL; EDB-88-182069
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Paper copy only, copy does not permit microfiche production
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; BRICKS; FABRICATION; LITHIUM CARBONATES; AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS; BINDERS; BREEDING BLANKETS; CELLULOSE; CERAMICS; GRAIN BOUNDARIES; INVENTIONS; POTASSIUM CARBONATES; POWDERS; SINTERING; SODIUM CARBONATES; THERMONUCLEAR REACTORS; ALKALI METAL COMPOUNDS; BUILDING MATERIALS; CARBOHYDRATES; CARBON COMPOUNDS; CARBONATES; CRYSTAL STRUCTURE; DISPERSIONS; LITHIUM COMPOUNDS; MATERIALS; MICROSTRUCTURE; MIXTURES; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; POLYSACCHARIDES; POTASSIUM COMPOUNDS; REACTOR COMPONENTS; SACCHARIDES; SODIUM COMPOUNDS; SOLUTIONS 700209* -- Fusion Power Plant Technology-- Component Development & Materials Testing; 360601 -- Other Materials-- Preparation & Manufacture

Citation Formats

Poeppel, R.B., Claar, T.D., and Silkowski, P. Method of forming ceramic bricks. United States: N. p., 1987. Web.
Poeppel, R.B., Claar, T.D., & Silkowski, P. Method of forming ceramic bricks. United States.
Poeppel, R.B., Claar, T.D., and Silkowski, P. Wed . "Method of forming ceramic bricks". United States.
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title = {Method of forming ceramic bricks},
author = {Poeppel, R.B. and Claar, T.D. and Silkowski, P.},
abstractNote = {A method for forming free standing ceramic bricks for use as tritium breeder material is disclosed. Aqueous solutions of sodium carbonate and potassium carbonate are mixed with an organic hydrocolloid dispersion and powdered lithium carbonate, spray dried, and ceramic bricks formed by molding in a die and firing.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1987},
month = {4}
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