Bangor University Fuel Fabrication Facility

Established in 2022, BUFFF is a cutting-edge research and development laboratory specialising in nuclear fuels. BUFFF is housed at Bangor University and is part of the National Nuclear User Facility.

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What we do

Advanced Fuels

We specialise in creating next-generation nuclear fuels using the latest manufacturing techniques.

Our Capabilities

BUFFF enables the investigation and research of a range of nuclear fuels and other nuclear industry relevant ceramics, progressing them from powders (provided in part by the industrial sponsors) through to blends, pressed green pellets and then sintered bodies.

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Collaboration has never been so important in today’s world. We believe that BUFFF will help scientists around the UK do great things. BUFFF was designed so collaboration between industry and academia becomes flawless.