SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1958

Thermal Testing of Reactor Fuel Elements


Thermal tests have been used to determine the integrity of the cladding and the bond between the uranium metal and the cladding in reactor fuel elements. Two of the techniques will be described, the isothermal frost test and thermography.

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Monaweck, J., H.
Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, Ill.
McGonnagle, W., J.
Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, Ill.
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Developed by Committee: E07
Pages: 352–357
DOI: 10.1520/STP42012S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5948-8
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-6102-3