Robert Del Tredici - At Work in the Fields of the Bomb
20. Ashtabula Uranium Metal Extrusion Press
This press squeeze red-hot uranium ingots into long tubes. The uranium tubs are cut into 14-inch lengths at Fernald. These segments are then sent to South Carolina to be bombarded with neutrons and transformed into plutonium.
Reactive Metals, Incorporated, Ashtabula, Ohio. June 19,1984.
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