Article - 29 May 2017
Several types of nuclear reactors are currently using uranium dioxide (UO2) as well as actinide mixed oxides such as (U,Pu)O2 MOx and these are still considered to be reference components for future...
Article - 16 Nov 2010
The hydrogen content of aviation fuel is an important parameter as it determines the combustion properties of the fuel.
Article - 31 Jul 2001
The reprocessing of nuclear fuels is a complex one. Materials such as concrete, stainless steels, titanium, zirconium, hafnium and various polymers all play a role and have been selected for their...
Article - 10 Feb 2014
Peter Witting, Ph.D., Senior Process Technology Engineer at Harper International, talks about how Harper is involved in the processing of nuclear materials and what this entails.
Article - 10 Jan 2010
The nuclear industry is at the eye of a perfect storm with fuel oil and natural gas prices near record highs, worldwide energy demands increasing at an alarming rate, and increased concerns about...
Article - 18 Jun 2019
Nuclear power stations feature several machines to create a controlled nuclear fission reaction.
Article - 18 May 2009
Chrome Molybdenum steel plate (often referred to in the industry as Chrome Moly) is used for a wide variety of applications particularly in the oil and gas industry, the nuclear industry and fossil...
Article - 9 May 2007
Precision Ceramics is dedicated to the engineering of technical ceramics. They have extensive in-house machining facilities to enable us to manufacture ceramic components to the highest specifications...
Article - 20 Sep 2005
The role of crystal chemistry in developing ceramic materials for high level radioactive waste immobilisation is reviewed. Synroc, a ceramic material utilising 4 titanate phases was produced that was...
Article - 27 Aug 2003
With nuclear power currently satisfying much of the world's electricity requirements the safety, reliability and economic operation of these plants is of the utmost importance. For this reason...