NNSA Release: Y-12 achieves technology milestone in purifying uranium

  • Posted: Monday, November 30, 2020, 5:00 pm

NNSA’s Y-12 National Security Complex is one step closer to implementing improved technology to purify uranium at the Oak Ridge, Tennessee, site. Y-12’s materials scientists and engineers recently produced the first production-quality uranium metal “button” using the newly installed electrorefining demonstration system.

Read full press release on the NNSA website.

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