Document Details


Title:
Macro-examination of enriched uranium slug ruptures
Author(s):
Document Location:
U.S. Department of Commerce, Technology Administration, National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA, 22161, (703)487-4650, (703)321-8547
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1954 Apr 19
Declassification Status:
Declassified
Document Pages:
8
Accession Number:
RLOSTI93063721
Document Number(s):
HW31044
Originating Research Org.:
General Electric Co.
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Sep 06
Description/Abstract:
This report covers the preliminary data obtained in a metallurgical study of the three enriched uranium slugs which ruptured in the 100-C Pile. The three slugs were from PT-105-532-A2, ``Irradiation of Enriched Uranium Slugs,'' a test conducted by Pile Technology for the purpose of studying the effects of high specific powers in uranium slugs. The uranium used in this test was enriched to 1.75.


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