One-way implodable tag capsule with hemispherical beaded end cap for LWR fuel manufacturing

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A capsule is described containing a tag gas in a zircaloy body portion having a hemispherical top curved toward the bottom of the body portion. The hemispherical top has a rupturable portion upon exposure to elevated gas pressure and the capsule is positioned within a fuel element in a nuclear reactor.

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11 p.

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Gross, Kenny & Lambert, John December 1, 1997.

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A capsule is described containing a tag gas in a zircaloy body portion having a hemispherical top curved toward the bottom of the body portion. The hemispherical top has a rupturable portion upon exposure to elevated gas pressure and the capsule is positioned within a fuel element in a nuclear reactor.

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11 p.

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OSTI as DE00757588

Medium: P; Size: 11 pages

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  • Patent File Date: 1997 Dec 02

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  • Report No.: PATENTS-US--A8982889
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 757588
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc708439

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Gross, Kenny & Lambert, John. One-way implodable tag capsule with hemispherical beaded end cap for LWR fuel manufacturing, patent, December 1, 1997; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc708439/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.