nuclear fuel element

nuclear fuel element

[′nü·klē·ər ¦fyül ‚el·ə·mənt]
(nucleonics)
A piece of nuclear fuel which has been formed and coated, and is ready to be placed in a reactor fuel assembly. Also known as reactor fuel element.
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The meeting also set down some of the specifics of a separate nuclear fuel element tax intended to raise $3.
This train is the first of an estimated 50 train-loads to bring all 22,000 spent nuclear fuel elements from Andreeva Bay to Mayak.
The activists are particularly incensed that, after the commission was formed, it was revealed that Germany has agreed to sell nuclear fuel elements to Belgium for use at the two reactors.
Contract awarded for required the preparation of storage boxes nuclear fuel elements plates.
And smaller 1% duties on EU-made nuclear reactors and parts; isotopic separation machinery and parts; and non-irradiated nuclear fuel elements (cartridges) will be scrapped.
The deal would allow the nuclear fuel elements for the next generation of nuclear power stations to be manufactured at the site.
Hot cells were used for over thirty years of testing and evaluation of intact nuclear fuel elements from nuclear power plants.
The once pristine seas and shores around the Kola peninsula are still littered with nuclear reactors and thousands of spent nuclear fuel elements.
HIP was initially conceived for the purpose of cladding nuclear fuel elements.
As a consequence, "spent nuclear fuel elements will remain in interim storage for a longer period of time," the company said.
He engineered an electric infra-red conveyor-type incinerator facility for the (DOE) and has provided design for hot cell manufacturing of nuclear fuel elements for space station reactors.
All spent nuclear fuel has been removed from Gremikha, while approximately 21,000 spent nuclear fuel elements remain in the aging storage tanks in Andreeva bay, some 60 kilometers from Russia's Arctic border to Norway on the coast of the Barents Sea.

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