Crud

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A colloquial term for corrosion and wear products (rust particles, etc.) that become radioactive (i.e., activated) when exposed toradiation. Because the activated deposits were first discovered at Chalk River, a Canadian nuclear plant, "crud" has been used as shorthand for Chalk River Unidentified Deposits.

Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission


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