- Honeywell Uranium Hexafluoride Processing Facility
Honeywell Uranium Hexafluoride Processing Facility, a uranium conversion facility, is located 3 km northeast of
Metropolis, Illinois. The plant, Honeywell Specialty Chemicals in Metropolis, Illinois, has a nominal capacity of 12,700 metric tons of uraniumper year. The plant manufactures a variety of products, but about 80 percent of the plant's work involves refining raw uranium ore into UF-6. Across the river in Paducah, Kentuckylies a gaseous diffusion plant.
ConverDyn, a general partnership between affiliates of
Honeywelland General Atomics, is the exclusive agent for conversion sales from the Metropolis Works.
* [http://www.converdyn.com/ ConverDyn's corporate website]
* [http://www.converdyn.com/metropolis/index.html Official facility website]
* [http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/facility/metropolis.htm More indepth description from GlobalSecurity.org]
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