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Title:
METHOD FOR RECYCLING NUCLEAR CONTROL RODS AND RECYCLED CONTROL ROD SECTION
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2013/180785
Kind Code:
A8
Abstract:
A method for recycling AglnCd control rod absorber bar material from a used control rod from a nuclear power plant includes sectioning AglnCd absorber bar from a used control rod into a first section and a second section, the first section having a higher radioactivity than the second section; and recycling the material of the second section of the AglnCd absorber bar.

Inventors:
DAVIS, Wesley (1046 Shadow Peak Road, Forest, VA, 24551, US)
MATTHEWS, Brett (411 Biltmore Avenue, Lynchburg, VA, 24502, US)
Application Number:
US2013/030103
Publication Date:
December 05, 2013
Filing Date:
March 11, 2013
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Assignee:
AREVA NP INC. (3315 Old Forest Road, Lynchburg, VA, 24501, US)
International Classes:
G21C7/24; C22B11/10
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
DAVIDSON, DAVIDSON & KAPPEL, LLC (485 7th Ave, 14th FloorNew York, NY, 10018, US)
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