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ANS 8.7

1998 Edition, January 1, 1998

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Nuclear Criticality Safety in the Storage of Fissile Materials

Includes all amendments and changes through Reaffirmation Notice , 2012

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Product Details:

  • Revision: 1998 Edition, January 1, 1998
  • Published Date: January 2012
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: American Nuclear Society (ANS)
  • Page Count: 28
  • ANSI Approved: Yes
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This standard is applicable to the storage of fissile materials. Mass and spacing limits are tabulated for uranium containing greater than 30 wt-% 235U, for 233U and for plutonium, as metals and oxides. Criteria for the range of application of these limits are provided.