Advanced Gas-cooled Reactor (AGR) fuel pin, about 1958-1982.

Made:
1978-1982

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Fuel pin, with helical ribs, to contain pellets of enriched uranium oxide fuel in an Advanced Gas Reactor (AGR). Ribs help to transfer the heat to the surrounding coolant carbon dioxide gas.

Details

Category:
Nuclear Energy
Object Number:
1982-1376/1
Materials:
complete, metal
type:
nuclear fuel
credit:
Berkeley Nuclear Laboratories
status:
Permanent collection

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