a processed oxide of uranium, U
, extracted and concentrated from uranium ore: used as the raw material for commercial nuclear materials, especially fuel elements in nuclear reactors.
It has converted yellowcake into uranium hexafluoride gas.
The facility employs a vacuum dryer system for yellowcake processing.
The yellowcake is separated from the precipitation solution by filtration.
The yellowcake is converted into uranium hexafluoride gas at a special facility and loaded into cylinders.
At the surface, the uranium is recovered via an ion exchanger and then further processed into yellowcake.
The mill, with the exception of the dryer, and yellowcake area has been decontaminated.