Iran In Brief

Archive: August 2010

Technical Note: Iran Recycles the Tails in the Production of 19.75 Percent Uranium

August 6, 2010

ISIS has learned that Iran is now using the second cascade at the Pilot Fuel Enrichment Plant (PFEP) at Natanz to recycle the tails from the first cascade that produces 19.75 percent enriched uranium from 3.5 percent low enriched uranium (LEU).  The purpose is not to increase the output of 19.75 percent material but to maximize the use of the… Read More ›