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1997 International RERTR Meeting

RERTR Fuel Fabrication Glovebox and Facility Development
at ANL-W

C. R. Clark, P. A. Hansen, J. D. Lawrence and M. K. Meyer
Engineering Division
Argonne National Laboratory-West

Abstract

In order to support fuel plate production and physical metallurgy studies at ANL-W for the RERTR program, extensive facility modifications and equipment installation are underway. The particulate nature of the uranium alloys used in the fuel plate production requires glovebox isolation for several of the processing steps. A small glovebox was installed to meet the short-term powder processing needs of the project. A larger glovebox has been designed to handle the expanding needs of the project. In addition, a rolling mill and furnace were installed to allow hot rolling of the fuel plates. An arc-melting furnace will provide feedstock for powder production and metallurgy studies on uranium alloys. Future plans include the potential installation of a gas atomizer to aid in powder production.


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