ASTM C708 - 16 - Standard Specification for Nuclear-Grade Beryllium Oxide Powder

ASTM C708 - 16

Standard Specification for Nuclear-Grade Beryllium Oxide Powder

Status : Current   Published : January 2016



1.1 This specification defines the physical and chemical requirements of nuclear-grade beryllium oxide (BeO) powder to be used in fabricating nuclear components.

1.2 This specification does not include requirements for health and safety ( 1-5). 2 It recognizes the material as a Class B poison and suggests that producers and users become thoroughly familiar with and comply to applicable federal, state, and local regulations and handling guidelines ( 1).

1.3 Special tests and procedures are given in Annex A1 andAnnex A2.

1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

Standard NumberASTM C708 - 16
TitleStandard Specification for Nuclear-Grade Beryllium Oxide Powder
Publication Date15 January 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Beryllium Oxide, Fission Reactor Components, Nuclear Reactor Components, Nuclear-Grade Beryllium Oxide
File Size80 KB

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