ASTM C751 - 07(2012)

    Standard Specification for Nuclear-Grade Boron Carbide Pellets

    Active Standard ASTM C751 | Developed by Subcommittee: C26.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 12.01


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification applies to boron carbide pellets for use as a control material in nuclear reactors.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ANSI Standard

    ANSI/ASMENQA-1 Quality Assurance Program Requirements for Nuclear Facilities Available from American National Standards Institute, 11 W. 42nd St., 13th Floor, New York, NY 10036.

    U.S. Government Document

    Title10, CFR, Energy Part 50 (10 CFR 50) Licensing of Domestic Production and Utilization Facilities Available from U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.

    ASTM Standards

    C559 Test Method for Bulk Density by Physical Measurements of Manufactured Carbon and Graphite Articles

    C750 Specification for Nuclear-Grade Boron Carbide Powder

    C791 Test Methods for Chemical, Mass Spectrometric, and Spectrochemical Analysis of Nuclear-Grade Boron Carbide

    C859 Terminology Relating to Nuclear Materials

    E105 Practice for Probability Sampling of Materials


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 27.120.30 (Fissile materials and nuclear fuel technology); 71.060.50 (Salts)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 26142106(Nuclear reactor control rod systems)


    DOI: 10.1520/C0751-07R12

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