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.
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.
Hot cells were used for over thirty years of testing and evaluation of intact nuclear fuel elements from nuclear power plants.
HIP was initially conceived for the purpose of cladding nuclear fuel elements.
Diffusion Bonding--Originally, the process was developed to produce larger components of small Zircalloy clad pin type nuclear fuel elements.
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.

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