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ANSI/ANS-8.7-1998;R2007;R2012;R2017 (R=Reaffirmed): Nuclear Criticality Safety in the Storage of Fissile Materials

Current Standard, Revision of ANS-8.7-1975;R1982;R1987 (N16.5)

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"R" in the numeric designation signifies that the 1998 standard was reaffirmed (recertified) as an American National Standard in 2007, 2012 and again in 2017. No changes can be made to a standard during reaffirmation.

This standard is applicable to the storage of fissile materials. Mass and spacing limits are tabulated for uranium containing greater than 30 wt-% 235U, for 233U, and for plutonium, as metals and oxides. Criteria for the range of application of these limits are provided.

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