Honeywell Uranium Hexafluoride Processing Facility


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 uranium per 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, Kentucky lies a gaseous diffusion plant.

ConverDyn, a general partnership between affiliates of Honeywell and General Atomics, is the exclusive agent for conversion sales from the Metropolis Works.

External links

* [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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