05094802 is referenced by 29 patents and cites 11 patents.

A nuclear fuel assembly with a debris filter. The lower end fitting of the fuel assembly has a stamped plate attached thereto that serves as a debris filter immediately upstream of the fuel rods. The stamped plate is provided with a plurality of flow holes in a size and pattern that provides filtration of debris damaging to the fuel rods while maintaining adequate coolant flow through the fuel assembly.

Title
Nuclear fuel assembly debris filter
Application Number
421042
Publication Number
5094802
Application Date
June 8, 1990
Publication Date
March 10, 1992
Inventor
John E Riordan III
Lynchburg
VA, US
Agent
D Neil LaHaye
Robert J Edwards
Assignee
B&W Fuel Company
VA, US
IPC
G21C 3/32
G21C 15/00
G21C 19/00
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