Global Patent Index - EP 1019566 A1

EP 1019566 A1 2000-07-19 - ELECTROCHEMICAL DISSOLUTION OF NUCLEAR FUEL PINS

Title (en)

ELECTROCHEMICAL DISSOLUTION OF NUCLEAR FUEL PINS

Title (de)

ELEKTROCHEMISCHE AUFLÖSUNG VON NUKLEARBRENNSTOFFSTÄBEN

Title (fr)

DISSOLUTION ELECTROCHIMIQUE D'AIGUILLES DE COMBUSTIBLE NUCLEAIRE

Publication

EP 1019566 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98941584 A

Priority

  • GB 9802633 W
  • GB 9718867 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9913135A1] Electrochemical dissolution, especially of nuclear fuel pins, is performed using a substrate container in the form of a perforate stepped truncated pyramid. The polarity of the electrodes may be reversed during an initial stage of the process, to activate the fuel pins.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

C25F 5/00; B65D 21/00; B65D 83/00; C22B 34/14; C25C 7/00; C25D 5/18; C25D 17/26; C25F 1/16; C25F 7/00; G21C 19/46; G21F 9/28

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G21C 19/34 (2006.01); B65D 21/00 (2006.01); B65D 83/00 (2006.01); C22B 34/14 (2006.01); C25D 5/18 (2006.01); C25D 17/26 (2006.01); G21C 19/46 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

C25D 17/26 (2013.01); C22B 34/14 (2013.01); C25D 5/18 (2013.01); G21C 19/46 (2013.01); Y02W 30/883 (2015.05)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9913135A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

FR GB

EPO simple patent family

WO 9913135 A1 19990318; CN 1269848 A 20001011; EP 1019566 A1 20000719; GB 9718867 D0 19971112; JP 2001516041 A 20010925

INPADOC legal status


2003-03-12 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20020905

2002-04-10 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20020222

2000-07-19 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000316

2000-07-19 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): FR GB