Location

La Jolla, CA

Start Date

1-1-1989 12:00 AM

Description

Natural uranium dioxide nuclear fuel for irradiation in CANDU reactors is manufactured by General Electric Canada. To ensure the fuel does not rupture,pellet chipping and cracking is controlled. While not apparent in the green compact stage chips and cracks are readily observed after sintering and are generally located at the ends of the pellets

Volume

8B

Chapter

Chapter 9: Characterization of Materials

Section

Properties

Pages

1693-1700

DOI

10.1007/978-1-4613-0817-1_214

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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Computed Tomography and Ultrasonic Testing of Urania Fuel Pellets

La Jolla, CA

Natural uranium dioxide nuclear fuel for irradiation in CANDU reactors is manufactured by General Electric Canada. To ensure the fuel does not rupture,pellet chipping and cracking is controlled. While not apparent in the green compact stage chips and cracks are readily observed after sintering and are generally located at the ends of the pellets