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Title: Comminuting irradiated ferritic steel

Disclosed is a method of comminuting irradiated ferritic steel by placing the steel in a solution of a compound selected from the group consisting of sulfamic acid, bisulfate, and mixtures thereof. The ferritic steel is used as cladding on nuclear fuel rods or other irradiated components.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [1] ;  [2]
  1. (Kennewick, WA)
  2. (Auburn, AL)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
865384
Report Number(s):
US 4507227
DOE Contract Number:
AC14-76FF02170
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
WESTINGHOUSE HANFORD CO
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
comminuting; irradiated; ferritic; steel; disclosed; method; comminuting; irradiated; ferritic; steel; placing; steel; solution; compound; selected; consisting; sulfamic; acid; bisulfate; mixtures; ferritic; steel; cladding; nuclear; fuel; rods; irradiated; components; sulfamic acid; compound selected; fuel rods; nuclear fuel; fuel rod; ferritic steel; ferritic steel; ferritic steel; comminuting irradiated; comminuting irradiated; irradiated ferritic; irradiated ferritic /75/423/976/