Failure Test of a Double Chambered NaK-Filled Irradiation Capsule

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Report describing tests "in which a double chambered irradiation capsule containing NaK (sodium-potassium alloy) in its inner chamber was deliberately perforated to allow NaK (the heat transfer medium) and water to react within the capsule chambers" (p. 2). The report includes descriptions of the materials used in the tests, test procedures, and results.

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23 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.

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Kosut, B. S.; Leggett, R. D. & Marshall, R. K. September 1961.

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  • Kosut, B. S. Fuels Development, Reactor and Fuels Research and Development, Hanford Laboratories Operation
  • Leggett, R. D. Fuels Development, Reactor and Fuels Research and Development, Hanford Laboratories Operation
  • Marshall, R. K. Testing, Process and Reactor Development, Irradiation Processing Department

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Report describing tests "in which a double chambered irradiation capsule containing NaK (sodium-potassium alloy) in its inner chamber was deliberately perforated to allow NaK (the heat transfer medium) and water to react within the capsule chambers" (p. 2). The report includes descriptions of the materials used in the tests, test procedures, and results.

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Kosut, B. S.; Leggett, R. D. & Marshall, R. K. Failure Test of a Double Chambered NaK-Filled Irradiation Capsule, report, September 1961; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc100599/: accessed July 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.