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Cladding The term 'Cladding' as it applies to the area of nuclear science can be defined as ' The thin-walled metal tube that forms the outer jacket of a nuclear fuel rod. It prevents corrosion of the fuel by the coolant and the release of fission products into the coolant. Aluminum, stainless steel, and zirconium alloys are common cladding materials. '.
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