Recommendations for the addition of standard quantities of chemicals in certain reduction operations in the 234-5 Building

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This report lists recommendations to be adopted in the process for the reduction of plutonium fluorides by calcium metal in order to save time and money in the Plutonium Finishing Plant. These recommendations regard the standardization of procedures for batch operations. Instead of weighing chemicals to be added to each PuF{sub 4} batch, standard quantities of iodine and calcium would be prepared and stored for later use. The reagents would be added to PuF{sub 4} batches in the 410--430 gram range without further weighing.

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Desposato, F. E. September 17, 1951.

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This report lists recommendations to be adopted in the process for the reduction of plutonium fluorides by calcium metal in order to save time and money in the Plutonium Finishing Plant. These recommendations regard the standardization of procedures for batch operations. Instead of weighing chemicals to be added to each PuF{sub 4} batch, standard quantities of iodine and calcium would be prepared and stored for later use. The reagents would be added to PuF{sub 4} batches in the 410--430 gram range without further weighing.

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OSTI as DE95011312

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  • Other: DE95011312
  • Report No.: HW--22195
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/71272 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 71272
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc710781

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Desposato, F. E. Recommendations for the addition of standard quantities of chemicals in certain reduction operations in the 234-5 Building, report, September 17, 1951; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc710781/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.