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Number: 376/902
Name: Induced nuclear reactions: processes, systems, and elements > Particular material or material shapes for fission reactors > Fuel > With external lubricating or absorbing material
Description: Subject matter wherein the outer surface of the fuel element is provided with a material which facilitates assembly of the fuel elements with their spacing, supporting, or scuring means by reducing the friction on the fuel elements or is provided with an absorber to facilitate handling during refueling.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8599990 Process for application of lubricant to fuel rod during fuel assembly loading process Dec. 3, 2013
6891914 Absorbing rod, an apparatus for inserting the absorbing rod, a cask, and a method of storing spent fuel assemblies May. 10, 2005
5841200 Process for the production of nuclear fuel pellets based on mixed (U, Pu)O.sub.2 oxide with the addition of an organic, sulphur product Nov. 24, 1998
5028382 Scratch preventing method of assembling nuclear fuel bundles, and the assembly Jul. 2, 1991
4943394 Method of storing radioactive waste without risk of hydrogen escape Jul. 24, 1990
4849160 Nuclear fuel assembly with coated sheaths and a method of coating such sheaths Jul. 18, 1989
4783311 Pellet-clad interaction resistant nuclear fuel element Nov. 8, 1988
4756871 Method of storing spent nuclear fuel elements Jul. 12, 1988
4297170 Devices for transversely holding the fuel rods of a nuclear reactor assembly Oct. 27, 1981
4071639 Coating material and method Jan. 31, 1978
3968008 Fissile element and a method for charging or recharging it Jul. 6, 1976

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