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Title: One-way implodable tag capsule with hemispherical beaded end cap for LWR fuel manufacturing

Abstract

A capsule containing a tag gas in a zircaloy body portion having a hemispical top curved toward the bottom of the body portion. The hemispherical top has a rupturable portion upon exposure to elevated gas pressure and the capsule is positioned within a fuel element in a nuclear reactor.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Bolingbrook, IL)
  2. (Wheaton, IL)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL
OSTI Identifier:
872250
Patent Number(s):
5892804
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by Department of Energy (Washington, DC) ANL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
one-way; implodable; tag; capsule; hemispherical; beaded; cap; lwr; fuel; manufacturing; containing; gas; zircaloy; portion; hemispical; top; curved; bottom; rupturable; exposure; elevated; pressure; positioned; element; nuclear; reactor; fuel element; nuclear reactor; gas pressure; tag gas; capsule containing; lwr fuel; hemispherical top; /376/

Citation Formats

Gross, Kenny, and Lambert, John. One-way implodable tag capsule with hemispherical beaded end cap for LWR fuel manufacturing. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Gross, Kenny, & Lambert, John. One-way implodable tag capsule with hemispherical beaded end cap for LWR fuel manufacturing. United States.
Gross, Kenny, and Lambert, John. Fri . "One-way implodable tag capsule with hemispherical beaded end cap for LWR fuel manufacturing". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/872250.
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place = {United States},
year = {1999},
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