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Uranium Enrichment Tails Upgrading Calculator

(last updated 23 Nov 2009)
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Calculate the mass balance of uranium enrichment tails upgrading (re-enrichment of depleted uranium).

Enter a value into any one field of the flow chart and click the "Calculate" button below. HELP
"t" means metric tonne.

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Feed 1:
t UF6 (= t U) (nat)
 
|
Enrichment Plant #1
SWU
–>Tails 1 = Feed 2:
t UF6 (= t U) (depleted)
| |
Product 1:
t UF6 (= t U) (enriched)
 |
|
|
   Enrichment Plant #2
(Re-Enrichment)
SWU
–>Tails 2:
t UF6 (= t U) (re-depleted)
  |
   Product 2 = Feed 3:
t UF6 (= t U) (re-enriched)
|
Enrichment Plant #3
SWU
–>Tails 3:
t UF6 (= t U) (depleted)
|
Product 3:
t UF6 (= t U) (enriched)

    Process Parameters    
Enrichment Plant #1 Product 1 Assay: % U-235  ·  Tails 1 Assay: % U-235
Enrichment Plant #2
(Re-Enrichment)
Product 2 Assay: % U-235  ·  Tails 2 Assay: % U-235
Enrichment Plant #3 Product 3 Assay: % U-235  ·  Tails 3 Assay: % U-235


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