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Technical Division Monthly Progress Reports, 1955-1958
Originating Office: Technical Division
Finding Aids: Y-12 Mercury Task Force Database Printout; Mercury at Y-12 (Y/EX-24) Bibliography
Disposition AuthorityPermanent Collection
Series Description: The Technical Division Monthly Progress reports contain both brief summaries and detailed reports on general accounting and business activities at Y-12; design and construction of new buildings, work areas, and equipment; mechanical inspection of work areas, processing equipment, instruments; project, chemical, industrial, civil, architectural, electrical, and instrumental engineering; alpha air monitoring; product analysis; chemical processing and reduction, including mercury; technical development involving alloy production, chemical processing and reduction, metal fabrication and processing and aspen fabrication; the development of isotope separation; and metal fabrication and processing. Detailed descriptions of mercury use are found in sections describing lithium deuteride fabrication and specification, the physical chemistry of lithium deuteride, and the safety and security of incoming and outgoing mercury.
Data Elements: 3, 88, 103, 118, 120, 123, 124