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what kind of materiel used for making nuclear power plant thermal control rod


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#1 onel0ve

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Posted 04 October 2011 - 04:20 AM

what kind of materiel used for making nuclear power plant thermal control rod
which is used in nuclear reactor chamber for controlling temperature

#2 wilheldp_PE

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Posted 04 October 2011 - 11:14 AM

Carbon.

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Posted 04 October 2011 - 11:36 AM

Papier mache.

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Posted 04 October 2011 - 11:37 AM

Boron carbide or similar alloy with high boron content.

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Posted 04 October 2011 - 11:15 PM

QUOTE (Flyer_PE @ Oct 4 2011, 07:37 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Boron carbide or similar alloy with high boron content.



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Posted 14 December 2011 - 06:13 PM

I thought it was hafnium? At least that was what it was when I went through school back in the mid 90's.

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Posted 14 December 2011 - 06:25 PM

Unobtainium.

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 07:10 PM

Uhoserillium

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Posted 17 February 2012 - 03:06 AM

Mexicanium...you can put a bunch of those in tight places...lol




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