1.1 This specification applies to pellets of aluminum oxide that may be ultimately used in a reactor core, for example, as filler or spacers within fuel, burnable poison, or control rods. In order to distinguish between the subject pellets and “burnable poison” pellets, it is established that the subject pellets are not intended to be used as neutron-absorbing material.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
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
C809 Test Methods for Chemical, Mass Spectrometric, and Spectrochemical Analysis of Nuclear-Grade Aluminum Oxide and AluminumOxide-Boron Carbide Composite Pellets
C859 Terminology Relating to Nuclear Materials
C1233 Practice for Determining Equivalent Boron Contents of Nuclear Materials
E105 Practice for Probability Sampling of Materials
ANSI/ASMENQA-1 Quality Assurance Requirements for Nuclear Facility Applications Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.
Al2O3; aluminum oxide; filler pellets; spacer pellets; spacers;
ICS Number Code 27.120.30 (Fissile materials and nuclear fuel technology); 71.060.20 (Oxides)
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