Interim design report: fuel particle crushing. [Double-roll crusher]

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The double-roll fuel particle crusher was developed to fracture the silicon carbide coatings of Fort St. Vrain (FSV) fertile and fissile and large high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (LHTGR) fissile fuel particles. The report details the design task for the fuel particle crusher, including historical test information on double-roll crushers for carbide-coated fuels and the design approach selected for the cold pilot plant crusher, and shows how the design addresses the equipment goals and operational objectives. Design calculations and considerations are included to support the selection of crusher drive and gearing, the materials chosen for crushing rolls and housing, and the bearing ... continued below

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Baer, J.W.; Strand, J.B.; Cook, E.J. & Miller, C.M. November 1, 1977.

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The double-roll fuel particle crusher was developed to fracture the silicon carbide coatings of Fort St. Vrain (FSV) fertile and fissile and large high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (LHTGR) fissile fuel particles. The report details the design task for the fuel particle crusher, including historical test information on double-roll crushers for carbide-coated fuels and the design approach selected for the cold pilot plant crusher, and shows how the design addresses the equipment goals and operational objectives. Design calculations and considerations are included to support the selection of crusher drive and gearing, the materials chosen for crushing rolls and housing, and the bearing selection. The results of the initial testing for compliance with design objectives and operational capabilities are also presented. 8 figures, 4 tables.

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Dep. NTIS, PC A06/MF A01.

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  • Report No.: GA-A-14675
  • Grant Number: EY-76-C-03-0167-053
  • DOI: 10.2172/5066354 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5066354
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1053843

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  • November 1, 1977

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Baer, J.W.; Strand, J.B.; Cook, E.J. & Miller, C.M. Interim design report: fuel particle crushing. [Double-roll crusher], report, November 1, 1977; San Diego, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1053843/: accessed July 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.