ASTM C888 - 18 - Standard Specification for Nuclear-Grade Gadolinium Oxide (Gd2O3) Powder

ASTM C888 - 18

Standard Specification for Nuclear-Grade Gadolinium Oxide (Gd2O3) Powder

Status : Current   Published : June 2018



1.1 This specification provides the chemical and physical requirements for nuclear-grade gadolinium oxide powder intended for subsequent processing and use in nuclear fuel applications, for example, as an addition to uranium dioxide.

1.2 This specification does not include requirements for health and safety. Observance of this specification does not relieve the user of the obligation to be aware of and comply with all federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to possessing, shipping, processing, or using this material.

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

1.4  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM C888 - 18
TitleStandard Specification for Nuclear-Grade Gadolinium Oxide (Gd2O3) Powder
Publication Date01 June 2018
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 Gadolinium oxide, powder
File Size66 KB

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