This report documents a review conducted by the
staff of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
(Board) of the storage of sodium fluoride (NaF)
traps containing uranium-233 (U-233)
hexafluoride (UP6) recovered from the
the Molten Salt Reactor Experiment (MSRE).
DEFENCE NUCLEAR FACILITIES - Safe Storage Of Fluorides
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False information would suggest that fluorides are not corrosive
but as can be seen by the above, this is not so. This accelerated
corrosion has huge financial implications for the life
expectancy of the metal infrastructure
of our modern civilisation.