Design of production test IP-280-A-FP: Irradiation of alloyed dingot uranium fuel elements

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Objective of this test is to authorize irradiation of alloyed, low hydrogen dingot uranium fuel elements on a pilot scale, and to monitor their performance. Initially, 25 tons per month of alloyed, low hydrogen dingot material will be charged for two months. Measured charges will be loaded with the initial 25 tons to monitor the stability of this material. Following a two-month delay in the monitor charging, and if the dingot meets all specifications, routine charging of quantities up to 60 tons/ month may proceed for six months and, assuming continued favorable performance, up to 150 tons/month may be accepted … continued below

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Hall, R. E. & Hodgson, W. H. August 28, 1959.

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Objective of this test is to authorize irradiation of alloyed, low hydrogen dingot uranium fuel elements on a pilot scale, and to monitor their performance. Initially, 25 tons per month of alloyed, low hydrogen dingot material will be charged for two months. Measured charges will be loaded with the initial 25 tons to monitor the stability of this material. Following a two-month delay in the monitor charging, and if the dingot meets all specifications, routine charging of quantities up to 60 tons/ month may proceed for six months and, assuming continued favorable performance, up to 150 tons/month may be accepted to complete large scale evaluation of dingot uranium, and on a continuing basis thereafter.

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OSTI as DE94012708; Paper copy available at OSTI: phone, 865-576-8401, or email, reports@adonis.osti.gov

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Hall, R. E. & Hodgson, W. H. Design of production test IP-280-A-FP: Irradiation of alloyed dingot uranium fuel elements, report, August 28, 1959; Richland, Washington. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1319385/: accessed July 29, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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