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Title: Fire resistant nuclear fuel cask

Abstract

The disclosure is directed to a fire resistant nuclear fuel cask employing reversibly thermally expansible bands between adjacent cooling fins such that normal outward flow of heat is not interfered with, but abnormal inward flow of heat is impeded or blocked.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. (Albuquerque, NM)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA
OSTI Identifier:
863320
Patent Number(s):
4147938
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) SNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(29-1)-789
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
fire; resistant; nuclear; fuel; cask; disclosure; directed; employing; reversibly; thermally; expansible; bands; adjacent; cooling; fins; normal; outward; flow; heat; interfered; abnormal; inward; impeded; blocked; cooling fins; nuclear fuel; resistant nuclear; fuel cask; fire resistant; /250/376/976/

Citation Formats

Heckman, Richard C., and Moss, Marvin. Fire resistant nuclear fuel cask. United States: N. p., 1979. Web.
Heckman, Richard C., & Moss, Marvin. Fire resistant nuclear fuel cask. United States.
Heckman, Richard C., and Moss, Marvin. Mon . "Fire resistant nuclear fuel cask". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863320.
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title = {Fire resistant nuclear fuel cask},
author = {Heckman, Richard C. and Moss, Marvin},
abstractNote = {The disclosure is directed to a fire resistant nuclear fuel cask employing reversibly thermally expansible bands between adjacent cooling fins such that normal outward flow of heat is not interfered with, but abnormal inward flow of heat is impeded or blocked.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {1}
}

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