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Uranium Enrichment Cost Optimizer

(last updated 21 Apr 2016)
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Determines the tails assay, for which the cost of enriched uranium is minimized.

Enter amount of enriched uranium required in the Material Balance, modify parameters, as required, and click the "Calculate" button below. HELP
"t" means metric tonne.

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Material Balance
Natural Uranium input: t U3O8 (= t U)
 ProductWaste
Conversion t UF6 (= t U) (nat) 
Enrichment

SWU
t UF6 (= t U) (enriched) t UF6 (= t U) (depleted)

Cost Summary (in Thousand US$)
 Nominal Cost
Natural Uranium
Conversion
Enrichment
Total

Optimum Tails Assay wt_% U-235

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Cost Summary Chart

(Click legend items to toggle specific curves on/off)
 

    Cost Parameters    
 Market Price
Natural Uranium
$ per lb U3O8
Conversion$ per kg U *)
Enrichment$ per SWU *)

    Process Parameters    
Conversion Losses: %
Enrichment Product Assay: wt_% U-235

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