STP223: Measurement of Density of Uranium Metal by Radiation Absorption

    Scheuer, J. P.
    Technical Engineer, Non Destructive Testing, Aircraft Nuclear Propulsion Dept., General Electric Co., Cincinnati, Ohio

    Morris, P. R.
    Technical Engineer, Non Destructive Testing, Aircraft Nuclear Propulsion Dept., General Electric Co., Cincinnati, Ohio

    Pages: 6    Published: Jan 1958


    Abstract

    Since all impurities normally encountered in uranium metal have densities lower than that of the base metal, the density of massive metal samples is an index of metal quality. A method of accurately determining density is desired that has a precision of one part in one thousand.


    Paper ID: STP41990S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E07.05

    DOI: 10.1520/STP41990S


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