1.1 This specification applies to boron carbide pellets for use as a control material in nuclear reactors.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)
C559 Test Method for Bulk Density by Physical Measurements of Manufactured Carbon and Graphite Articles
C750 Specification for Nuclear-Grade Boron Carbide Powder
C791 Test Methods for Chemical, Mass Spectrometric, and Spectrochemical Analysis of Nuclear-Grade Boron Carbide
C859 Terminology Relating to Nuclear Materials
E105 Practice for Probability Sampling Of Materials
ANSI/ASMENQA-1 Quality Assurance Program Requirements for Nuclear Facilities
U.S. Government Document
Title10, CFR, Energy Part 50 (10 CFR 50) Licensing of Domestic Production and Utilization Facilities
boron carbide pellets; B4C neutron absorber; control material ; Boron carbide (nuclear grade); Nuclear materials/applications--specifications
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ASTM C751 - 07(2012) Standard Specification for Nuclear-Grade Boron Carbide Pellets