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Title: Fire extinguishant for fissionable material

Abstract

Carbon microspheres impregnated with a neutron poison are used as an extinguishant for radioactive and fissionable metal fires.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Oak Ridge, TN
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
UNION CARBIDE CORP
OSTI Identifier:
862570
Patent Number(s):
3963626
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
A - HUMAN NECESSITIES A62 - LIFE-SAVING A62C - FIRE-FIGHTING
A - HUMAN NECESSITIES A62 - LIFE-SAVING A62D - CHEMICAL MEANS FOR EXTINGUISHING FIRES OR FOR COMBATING OR PROTECTING AGAINST HARMFUL CHEMICAL AGENTS
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-26
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
fire; extinguishant; fissionable; material; carbon; microspheres; impregnated; neutron; poison; radioactive; metal; fires; fissionable material; metal fires; carbon microspheres; /252/376/

Citation Formats

Schmitt, Charles R. Fire extinguishant for fissionable material. United States: N. p., 1976. Web.
Schmitt, Charles R. Fire extinguishant for fissionable material. United States.
Schmitt, Charles R. Thu . "Fire extinguishant for fissionable material". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862570.
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author = {Schmitt, Charles R},
abstractNote = {Carbon microspheres impregnated with a neutron poison are used as an extinguishant for radioactive and fissionable metal fires.},
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journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1976},
month = {1}
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