STP223

    Measurement of Density of Uranium Metal by Radiation Absorption

    Published: Jan 1958


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    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.


    Author Information:

    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


    Paper ID: STP41990S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E07.05

    DOI: 10.1520/STP41990S


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