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Title: Method for converting UF5 to UF4 in a molten fluoride salt

Abstract

The reduction of UF.sub.5 to UF.sub.4 in a molten fluoride salt by sparging with hydrogen is catalyzed by metallic platinum. The reaction is also catalyzed by platinum alloyed with gold reaction equipment.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Oak Ridge, TN
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
862751
Patent Number(s):
4005178
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21C - NUCLEAR REACTORS
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-26
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; converting; uf5; uf4; molten; fluoride; salt; reduction; sparging; hydrogen; catalyzed; metallic; platinum; reaction; alloyed; gold; equipment; fluoride salt; molten fluoride; /423/502/976/

Citation Formats

Bennett, Melvin R, Bamberger, Carlos E, and Kelmers, A Donald. Method for converting UF5 to UF4 in a molten fluoride salt. United States: N. p., 1977. Web.
Bennett, Melvin R, Bamberger, Carlos E, & Kelmers, A Donald. Method for converting UF5 to UF4 in a molten fluoride salt. United States.
Bennett, Melvin R, Bamberger, Carlos E, and Kelmers, A Donald. Sat . "Method for converting UF5 to UF4 in a molten fluoride salt". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862751.
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author = {Bennett, Melvin R and Bamberger, Carlos E and Kelmers, A Donald},
abstractNote = {The reduction of UF.sub.5 to UF.sub.4 in a molten fluoride salt by sparging with hydrogen is catalyzed by metallic platinum. The reaction is also catalyzed by platinum alloyed with gold reaction equipment.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1977},
month = {1}
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