Boron steel balls for use in reactor safety system

Made:
1960-1970
maker:
Centronic Limited
and
Twentieth Century Electronics Limited

Boron steel balls for use in reactor safety systems. Made by 20th Century Electronics 1960-70. Boron was produced by 20th Century on a large scale, and when formed into an alloy with steel, it had useful radiation shielding properties. This material was particularly used in ships.

Details

Category:
Nuclear Energy
Object Number:
2000-1505
type:
balls
credit:
Tomes, Gilbert
status:
Permanent collection

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