3M™ Advanced Metal Matrix Composite

  • 3M ID B5005056390

High 10B areal density

High thermal conductivity

Excellent clad-to-core-bonding

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  • High 10B areal density
  • High thermal conductivity
  • Excellent clad-to-core-bonding
  • Very low porosity

3M™ Advanced Metal Matrix Composite (AMMC) is an Aluminum-Boron Carbide (B4C) Neutron Absorber with an integral aluminum cladding.

This next-generation neutron absorber offers excellent clad-to-core bonding, manufacturing processes and minimal porosity. This product has been developed to be a highly effective neutron absorber for use in any fresh or spent fuel applications.

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