Automatic Temperature Control of Irradiation Capsules by a Variable Binary Gas Mixture

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Temperature control was achieved by varying the gas mixture, and therefore the thermal conductivity, in a gas annulus surrounding the irradiation capsule. Control systems were used for over one year and maintained capsule temperature to e due to uraniu 10 l F. The system may be used equally satisfactorily with either fueled or nonfueled capsules. The reliability of the system was extremely high, and all maintenance was limited to the readily accessible instrumentation. (auth)

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Drescher, R. C. & Johnson, D. E. September 12, 1962.

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Temperature control was achieved by varying the gas mixture, and therefore the thermal conductivity, in a gas annulus surrounding the irradiation capsule. Control systems were used for over one year and maintained capsule temperature to e due to uraniu 10 l F. The system may be used equally satisfactorily with either fueled or nonfueled capsules. The reliability of the system was extremely high, and all maintenance was limited to the readily accessible instrumentation. (auth)

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  • Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-63

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  • Report No.: GA-3448
  • Grant Number: AT(04-3)-187
  • DOI: 10.2172/4720923 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4720923
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1025568

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Drescher, R. C. & Johnson, D. E. Automatic Temperature Control of Irradiation Capsules by a Variable Binary Gas Mixture, report, September 12, 1962; San Diego, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1025568/: accessed December 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.