Accession Number : AD0608318

Title :   SPECIFICATIONS AND FABRICATION PROCEDURES FOR PM-2A STATIONARY FUEL ELEMENTS.

Corporate Author : ALCO PRODUCTS INC SCHENECTADY N Y

Report Date : 11 JUN 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 100

Abstract : Stainless steel-base fuel components of thin plate-type construction and containing a dispersion of UO2 have been successfully employed in powering the Army Package Power Reactor (SM-1). The component is designed for radioactive service in pressurized water and consists of eighteen composite fuel plates joined into an integral unit or assembly by brazing. Specifications covering loading, materials, and processing are presented. A list of applicable drawings and the process flow diagram are included.

Descriptors :   (*REACTOR FUEL ELEMENTS, MANUFACTURING), NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS, REACTOR FUEL PLATES, REACTOR CORES, STAINLESS STEEL, URANIUM COMPOUNDS, DIOXIDES, POWDER METALS, BONDING, CLADDING, REACTOR MATERIALS, REACTOR POISONS, POWDER METALLURGY, REACTOR FUEL CLADDING, SPECIFICATIONS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE