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|Buying Organisation||The University Of Manchester|
|Opportunity Type||Private Sector|
|Opportunity Method||Contract Opportunity|
|Nature of Opportunity||Works|
Tri-Structural Isotropic (TRISO) nuclear fuel is a coated particle fuel form consisting of a fissile uranium dioxide core surrounded by layers of pyrolytic carbon and silicon carbide. This fuel is intended for use in High-Temperature Reactors (HTRs), a reactor design operating at a temperature well in excess of current reactor designs, up to 1000°C as opposed to 600°C. Fabrication of TRISO fuel has historically been accomplished by use of a Fluidised-Bed Chemical Vapour Deposition coater (FBCVD) which uses chemical reactions from appropriate precursor reagents to produce the protective layers surrounding the uranium dioxide core of the particle.
|Response Deadline||05-10-20 00:00|