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Title: Composite construction for nuclear fuel containers

Abstract

Disclosed is an improved method for producing nuclear fuel containers of a composite construction having components providing therein a barrier system for resisting destructive action by volatile fission products or impurities and also interdiffusion of metal constituents, and the product thereof. The composite nuclear fuel containers of the method comprise a casing of zirconium or alloy thereof with a layer of copper overlying an oxidized surface portion of the zirconium or alloy thereof. 1 fig.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
General Electric Co., San Jose, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
7010653
Patent Number(s):
4659540 A
Application Number:
PPN: US 6-578742
Assignee:
General Electric Co., San Jose, CA (United States) OSTI; EDB-94-122728
DOE Contract Number:  
EN-77-C-02-4473
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 9 Feb 1984
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; FUEL CANS; FABRICATION; COMPOSITE MATERIALS; COPPER; ZIRCONIUM ALLOYS; ZIRCONIUM OXIDES; ALLOYS; CHALCOGENIDES; ELEMENTS; MATERIALS; METALS; OXIDES; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; TRANSITION ELEMENT COMPOUNDS; TRANSITION ELEMENTS; ZIRCONIUM COMPOUNDS; 220300* - Nuclear Reactor Technology- Fuel Elements

Citation Formats

Cheng, B. C., Rosenbaum, H. S., and Armijo, J. S. Composite construction for nuclear fuel containers. United States: N. p., 1987. Web.
Cheng, B. C., Rosenbaum, H. S., & Armijo, J. S. Composite construction for nuclear fuel containers. United States.
Cheng, B. C., Rosenbaum, H. S., and Armijo, J. S. Tue . "Composite construction for nuclear fuel containers". United States.
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year = {1987},
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