uranium in the gamma phase

uranium in the gamma phase - APPROVED FOR PULBIC RELEASE...

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Unformatted text preview: APPROVED FOR PULBIC RELEASE APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE oe UNCLASSIFIED := :00 . . . ... . : : . . : ::: :* . *. ..~ LOS ALAI?3SSCIENTIFIC May 1, 1951 7 . G. Sweeney LABORATORY LA-121dJ FORMING @F URANIUM IN THE GAMMA PHASE TEMPERATURE RANGE 6@FI D~~A~ ~a@ication~ ,,, iOQ by ~~thOkib-c ; ,,-7) a Per ..._...: ..... ..~..lf ........ ..k..~. f ~ /%2 W-* 4 METALLURGY AND CERAMICS Report Written By: L. S. Levinson W. C. Grfbble J. M. Taub D. T. Doll UNCLASSIFIED *. .*. 00 . :: : ;1 .: : Y O.* 9** . ** *O 9** :0 * O9 boo **** ** O* . . APPROVED FOR PULBIC RELEASE APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE WN ? MI Los Alamos Document J R. Oppenheimer ~ uNCLA$slf~ED e :0 : : :. O : : :0 : :: * ..0 :.. .0 METALLURGY AND CERAMICS Room STANDARD DISTRIBUTION Argonne National Laboratory Atomic Energy Commission, !4ashington Battelle kvcorial Institute Brookhaven National Laboratory Brush Beryllium Comnany Bureau of Ships Carbfc!e&Carbon Chemicals Company (K-25 Plant) Carbide & Carbon Chemicals Conqxmy (Y-12 Area) Chjcago Patent Group du.pentCompany H. K. Ferguson Company General Electric Company, Richknd Hanford O p e r t + t i o n s Office Idaho Operations Office Iowa State College Knolls Atomic ?ower Laboratory 14alllnckrodtChemical Works Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Kaufmann) Mound Laboratory National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics National Pureau of Standards New Brunswick Laboratory New York Operations Office North American Aviation, Inc. Oak Ridge National Laboratory (X-1O) Patent l!!ranch, Washington Savannah River Operations Office Sylvania hlectric Products, Inc. University of California Radiation Laboratory Westinghouse Electric Corporation Wright-Patterson Air Force Ease Technical Information Service, Oak Ridge LA-12hb 1-20 21 22 - 29 30 37 38 39b; 42 4!l 45-46 L75i 50 525; 54 56-59 60 61- 62 63 6tJ6i67 69 70- 72 ;: 75 76- /3; 81- 84- 89 90 91 92 93 - 96 97-100 101 - 103 uiI - 118 APPROVED FOR PULBIC RELEASE APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE iiii&@- : :. :.~ :::0 m. : :i UNCLASSIFIED ..* ** a A.BSTRACT It has been found relatively easy to form uranium in the gamma phase temperature range by hot pressing, forging, or extrusion. The metal is quite plastic and flows readily to form a shape. Several temperatures from 800C to 1000C were investigated. No forming difficulties were experienced with the metsl at the several temperatures concerned. The major difficulty in gamma phase hot pressing or extruding was associated with the tools....
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