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ASTM C1031-97

Standard Specification for Nuclear-Grade Aluminum Oxide Powder


1.1 This specification provides the chemical and physical requirements for nuclear-grade aluminum oxide powder intended for fabrication into shapes for nuclear applications. Two specific uses for which this powder is intended are Al2O3 pellets and Al2O3 - B4C composite pellets for use as thermal insulator or burnable neutron absorbers.

1.2 The material described herein shall be particulate in nature.

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Book of Standards Volume: 12.01
Developed by Subcommittee: C26.03
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/C1031-97
ICS Code: 27.120.30; 71.060.20