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Making Moly 99 (mo-99) more safely

Making Moly 99 (mo-99) more safely

Up until now, the United States, while demanding more Mo-99 than any other country in the world, has barely produced any of the radioisotopes since the 1980s. With the decision by the United States government to grant funding to four companies to produce the material,...
USA set to increase production of Mo-99

USA set to increase production of Mo-99

Following the decision last year by the Department of Energy to grant funding to four companies for the production of Mo-99, the output of this essential medical isotope has been developing apace. The move came amid calls to deal with the regular global shortages of...
Lubricants for nuclear reactor systems

Lubricants for nuclear reactor systems

Lubricants for nuclear reactor systems need to be effective at exceptionally high temperature and high pressure, on components that move at considerable speed, under relatively heavy load, and in the presence of radiation. Tribology and machine design Radiation...
Oxidation – The Lubricant’s Nemesis

Oxidation – The Lubricant’s Nemesis

Oxidation is the most common reaction of a lubricant, and thus one of the leading causes of lubricant failure. In most cases, it can’t be prevented, but steps can be taken to increase the active life of the lubricant by slowing down its rate of oxidation. Because...
WHOLESALE RATES

WHOLESALE RATES