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FUEL FABRICATION, NUCLEAR MATERIAL MANAGEMENT

 

FMF.pngThe Fuel Manufacturing Facility (FMF) is a Hazard Category 2 nuclear facility that consists of multiple workrooms and a material storage vault. The workrooms house the equipment utilized to support multiscale fuel development. The vault contains and supplies the feedstock materials used for numerous programs in multiple facilities at the Materials and Fuels Complex.


Basic Capabilities:

  • Transuranic metallic and ceramic fuels development

  • Transuranic and enriched uranium materials storage

  • Transuranic and enriched-uranium feedstock production, purification, and breakouts


Instruments:

  
  
  
  
  
  
AFCI›› Experiment assembly ›› Ceramic processing ›› Metal processing ›› Feedstock distillation/ purificationFuel Manufacturing Facilityhttps://mfctemp.inl.gov/SitePages/Fuel%20Manufacturing%20Facility/Advanced%20Fuel%20Cycle%20Initiative%20glovebox.aspx
  
SNMSodium separation (feedstock production)Fuel Manufacturing Facilityhttps://mfctemp.inl.gov/SitePages/Fuel%20Manufacturing%20Facility/Special%20Nuclear%20Materials%20glovebox.aspx
  
NRGRecertification of neptunium packagesFuel Manufacturing Facilityhttps://mfctemp.inl.gov/SitePages/Fuel%20Manufacturing%20Facility/Neptunium%20Repackaging%20glovebox.aspx
  
TBGFuel Manufacturing Facilityhttps://mfctemp.inl.gov/SitePages/Fuel%20Manufacturing%20Facility/Transuranic%20Breakout%20glovebox.aspx
  
Fuel Manufacturing Facilityhttps://mfctemp.inl.gov/SitePages/Fuels%20and%20Applied%20Science%20Building/Metallic%20fuel%20line.aspx

 

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