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The Use of Uranium Aluminide Powders in Nuclear Reactor Fuel Elements

  • G. W. Gibson
  • D. R. deBoisblanc

Abstract

The use of uranium aluminide powders in dispersion-type, aluminum-clad fuel elements has been investigated. Fuel plates, made by powder metallurgical techniques, using these powders, have been fabricated and tested under a variety of conditions. These tests have shown this approach to be satisfactory for use in the preparation of fuel elements for high-flux nuclear reactors.

Keywords

Fuel Element Boron Content Fuel Material Annual Progress Report Fuel Plate 
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© Metal Powder Industries Federation and The Metallurgical Society of AIME 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. W. Gibson
    • 1
  • D. R. deBoisblanc
    • 1
  1. 1.Phillips Petroleum CompanyIdaho FallsUSA

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