VBWR TEST FUEL ELEMENT, NUCLEAR MERCHANT SHIP REACTOR, INSPECTION & QUALITY CONTROL REPORTS

Reports are presented on the materials property, fuel pellet samples, and element assembly of the VBWR Test Fuel Element. Material property reports describe tests on cladding, end caps, ferrules, binding straps, alignment lugs, fuel material and insulating pellet material. The results of examination and inspection of fuel pellet samples are tabulated. Procedures are provided for inspection of purchased materials and components, helium leak testing of components, liquid penetrant testing of materials, cleaning of stainless steel components for nuclear applications, and inspection of fuel rods.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number BAW-MTM-9.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Babcock and Wilcox Company

    Atomic Energy Division
    Lynchburg, VA  USA  24504
  • Authors:
    • Weissert, L R
  • Publication Date: 1958-8-28

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 52 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026091
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MTM-9
  • Contract Numbers: AT(30-3)-274
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 26 1973 12:00AM