b'gloveboxes and equipment. A smallmaintaining a mechanical bond toFigure 1. Modified hobby lathe modified hobby lathe was placed inrelease heat without straining the fuelwith fuel slug in the chuck to be an inert atmosphere glovebox forcladding, thereby eliminating the needmachined.the process. This lathe is shown infor sodium. This geometry has shown Figure 1. The first geometry attemptedgood behavior through simulations was annular. This fuel geometry isand testing in U-10Zr alloys but has of interest because the center voidnot been tested in plutonium bearing allows the fuel to swell inwards whilefuels.In order to reduce the potential 2019|AFC ACCOMPLISHMENTS 167'