Standard Historical Last Updated: Dec 31, 2010
ASTM C785-93e1

Standard Specification for Nuclear-Grade Aluminum Oxide Pellets (Withdrawn 2002)


1.1 This specification applies to pellets of aluminum oxide that may be ultimately used in a reactor core design, 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 SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

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Book of Standards Volume: 12.01
Developed by Subcommittee: C26.03
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/C0785-93E01
ICS Code: 27.120.30; 71.060.20