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ASTM C750

Standard Specification for Nuclear-Grade Boron Carbide Powder

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 June 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 3
ICS Code (Salts): 71.060.50
ICS Code (Fissile materials and nuclear fuel technology): 27.120.30
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This specification defines the chemical and physical requirements for boron carbide powder intended for a variety of nuclear applications. Because each application has a different need for impurity and boron requirements, three different chemical compositions of powder are specified. In using this specification, it is necessary to dictate which type of powder is intended to be used. In general, the intended applications for the various powder types are as follows:

Type 1-For use as particulate material in nuclear reactor core applications.

Type 2-Powder that will be further processed into a fabricated shape for use in a nuclear reactor core or used in non-core applications when the powder directly or indirectly may cause adverse effects on structural components, such as halide stress corrosion of stainless steel.

Type 3-Powder that will be used for non-core applications or special in-core applications.

The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM C750
June 1, 2018
Standard Specification for Nuclear-Grade Boron Carbide Powder
This specification defines the chemical and physical requirements for boron carbide powder intended for a variety of nuclear applications. Because each application has a different need for impurity...
July 1, 2009
Standard Specification for Nuclear-Grade Boron Carbide Powder
This specification defines the chemical and physical requirements for boron carbide powder intended for a variety of nuclear applications. Because each application has a different need for impurity...
July 1, 2009
Standard Specification for Nuclear-Grade Boron Carbide Powder
This specification defines the chemical and physical requirements for boron carbide powder intended for a variety of nuclear applications. Because each application has a different need for impurity...
July 10, 2003
Standard Specification for Nuclear-Grade Boron Carbide Powder
This specification defines the chemical and physical requirements for boron carbide powder intended for a variety of nuclear applications. Because each application has a different need for impurity...
June 30, 1989
Standard Specification for Nuclear-Grade Boron Carbide Powder
1. Scope 1.1 This specification defines the chemical and physical requirements for boron carbide powder intended for a variety of nuclear applications. Because each application has a different need...
November 29, 1985
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR NUCLEAR-GRADE BORON CARBIDE POWDER
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