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Title:
Report of Investigation of UF6 Release in C-333 Temporary Vaporizer
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1960 Dec 20
Declassification Date:
2019 Jan 31
Declassification Status:
Declassified
Document Pages:
11 p.
Accession Number:
None
Document Number(s):
KY-358
Originating Research Org.:
Union Carbide Nuclear Co., Paducah, KY (United States). Division of Union Carbide Corporation
OpenNet Entry Date:
2019 Feb 09
Description/Abstract:
A major release of uranium hexafluoride occurred on November 17,1960, when a feed cylinder located in a temporary vaporization facility in process building C-333 ruptured due to internal hydraulic pressure.


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