Standard Specification for Nuclear-Grade Aluminum Oxide Powder
|Publication Date:||1 June 2005|
|ICS Code (Oxides):||71.060.20|
|ICS Code (Fissile materials and nuclear fuel technology):||27.120.30|
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 AI(2)O(3) pellets and AI(2)O(3) - B(4)C composite pellets for use as thermal insulator or burnable neutron absorbers, respectively.
The material described herein shall be particulate in nature.