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Nuclear Fuel Supply Calculator

(last updated 15 Feb 2016)
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Calculate production and supply of nuclear fuel, and the lifespan of the world uranium resources.

Enter data and parameters and click the "Calculate" button below. HELP
"t" means metric tonne.

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        Resources and Inventory Data      
  Base Year (Jan. 1)
Cost Range 
less or equal 40 $/kgU less or equal 80 $/kgU less or equal 130 $/kgU less or equal 260 $/kgU unassigned
Ore Deposits
Inferred t U
Prognosticated t U
SR t U

      Output Selections      
Uranium resources category:  

Supply from Mining + Milling: Use Supply Data     Fit Demand

End year:


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        Source Material Parameters        
Unat Assay: wt-% U-235
Re-enriched Unat Assay: wt-% U-235 (equiv.)
LEU stock,
Re-enriched LEU
Assay: *)
HEU HEU assay: wt-% U-235   ·   wt-% U-236
Raw Blendstock (RB) assay: wt-% U-235
Raw Blendstock (RB) supplied as: U3O8,   UF6
Final Blendstock (FB) assay: wt-% U-235
RepU Assay: *)   (view in assay summary)
MOX Raw U component assay: wt-% U-235
Raw U component supplied as: U3O8,   UF6
Final U component assay: wt-% U-235
Puf conc. in total Pu: wt-% Puf
Puf equiv. of U-235: g Puf per g U-235
General Factor for U-236 effect: excess wt-% U-235 per wt-% U-236
*) given by LWR Power Plant "Burnup · Initial Enrichment" selection below

        Process Parameters        
Conversion to UF6 Losses: %
Enrichment (Unat, RepU to LEU) Tails assay: wt-% U-235
HEU Blendstock Enrichment Tails assay: wt-% U-235
MOX U Component Enrichment Tails assay: wt-% U-235
Re-enrichment of Tails (to Unat, LEU) Secondary tails assay: wt-% U-235
Fuel Fabrication (UOX, MOX, HWR) Losses: %
LWR Power Plant Burnup · Initial Enrichment:

Efficiency: %
HWR Power Plant Burnup: GWd/tHM
Efficiency: %

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