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Title: Method of forming ceramic bricks

Abstract

A method for forming free standing ceramic bricks for use as tritium breeder material is disclosed. Aqueous solutions of sodium carbonate and potassium carbonate are mixed with an organic hydrocolloid dispersion and powdered lithium carbonate, spray dried, and ceramic bricks formed by molding in a die and firing.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. (Glen Ellyn, IL)
  2. (Newark, DE)
  3. (Urbana, IL)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL
OSTI Identifier:
875217
Patent Number(s):
H522
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) ANL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; forming; ceramic; bricks; free; standing; tritium; breeder; material; disclosed; aqueous; solutions; sodium; carbonate; potassium; mixed; organic; hydrocolloid; dispersion; powdered; lithium; spray; dried; formed; molding; die; firing; potassium carbonate; free standing; sodium carbonate; aqueous solution; aqueous solutions; breeder material; ceramic bricks; colloid dispersion; /264/252/

Citation Formats

Poeppel, Roger B., Claar, Terry D., and Silkowski, Peter. Method of forming ceramic bricks. United States: N. p., 1988. Web.
Poeppel, Roger B., Claar, Terry D., & Silkowski, Peter. Method of forming ceramic bricks. United States.
Poeppel, Roger B., Claar, Terry D., and Silkowski, Peter. Fri . "Method of forming ceramic bricks". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/875217.
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title = {Method of forming ceramic bricks},
author = {Poeppel, Roger B. and Claar, Terry D. and Silkowski, Peter},
abstractNote = {A method for forming free standing ceramic bricks for use as tritium breeder material is disclosed. Aqueous solutions of sodium carbonate and potassium carbonate are mixed with an organic hydrocolloid dispersion and powdered lithium carbonate, spray dried, and ceramic bricks formed by molding in a die and firing.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1988},
month = {1}
}

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