Atomic Energy

, Volume 126, Issue 1, pp 52–55 | Cite as

Working Liquid Holdup by Irregular Fine Packing in Uranium Hexafluoride Rectification

  • V. K. Ezhov

The rectification of uranium hexafluoride and its main technological impurities – tungsten and molybdenum hexafluorides – was studied. Irregular, fine, spiral, and spiral-prismatic packings were used as the separating elements. It is shown that the dependence of the working holdup of liquid metal-hexafluorides on the rectification parameters in a packing column with irregular fine packing is identical to the dependences given in the literature but with different coefficients and exponential factors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. K. Ezhov
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  1. 1.National Research Center Kurchatov InstituteMoscowRussia

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