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.
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
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.
boron carbide pellets; B4C neutron absorber; control material ; Boron carbide (nuclear grade); Nuclear materials/applications--specifications;
ICS Number Code 27.120.30 (Fissile materials and nuclear fuel technology); 71.060.50 (Salts)
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