PUREX - What does PUREX stand for? The Free Dictionary
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|PUREX||Plutonium Uranium Extraction|
|PUREX||Plutonium Uranium Refining by Extraction|
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During the Cold War, the Hanford Weapons Site (in Richland, WA) produced weapons grade plutonium, which needed to be separated from the other products using the PUREX
process (plutonium and uranium extraction).