Location: North Chicago
Time Period: 1944; 1950
Facility Type: Beryllium Vendor
Facility Description: Fansteel Metallurgical Corp. performed beryllium work for the Manhattan Engineer District under Contract No. W-7425 eng- 27 for the fabrication of beryllium into sintered shapes and for the manufacture of 600 bricks for delivery to Los Alamos. Fansteel also worked with “approximately 150 pounds of nominal grade beryllium carbide powder” for use in the Nuclear Energy for the Propulsion of Aircraft (NEPA) project. This work is reported to have occurred between April and June of 1950.
Fansteel Metallurgical Corp. is listed as a Beryllium Vendor (BE) under the EEOICPA.
As of 03/29/2015, the total compensation paid under Part B of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at Fansteel Metallurgical Corp. is $0.
Fansteel Metallurgical Corp. Workers:
If you or your parent worked at this or any other AWE facility and became ill, you may be entitled to compensation of up to $150K plus medical benefits from the US Department of Labor. Call EEOICPA Counsel Hugh Stephens at 1-855-EEOICPA (336-4272) or fill out the form to the right, even if your claim has been accepted or denied.
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