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pressurized-water reactor

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(Nuclear Physics) a nuclear reactor using water as coolant and moderator at a pressure that is too high to allow boiling to take place inside the reactor. The fuel is enriched uranium oxide cased in zirconium. Abbreviation: PWR
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pressurized-water reactor

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Two pressurized-water reactors at Fessenheim were among the 12 reactors that the international environmentalist group Greenpeace criticized most harshly in terms of safety as needing an immediate shut-down in its recent report on nuclear reactors in all of Europe.
Based at IHI's Yokohama facility, it will begin next April to produce casings, nozzles and other components of turbines for boiling- and pressurized-water reactors.
MHI has built 23 pressurized-water reactors that currently operate in Japan and has a 24th under construction.
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an AREVA and Siemens company, has assembled a team of proven companies to address pressurized water reactor (PWR) sump blockage issues identified in the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Bulletin 2003-01: "Potential Impact of Debris Blockage on Emergency Sump Recirculation at Pressurized-Water Reactors.
designs and constructs advanced light-water reactors and provides a wide array of technology-based products and services to help owners of both boiling-and pressurized-water reactors safely operate their facilities with greater efficiency and output.
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KOPEC is the engineering affiliate of KEPCO and is the architect- engineer of the identical pressurized-water reactors.
While MHI, which has supplied pressurized-water reactors to utilities such as Kansai Electric Power Co.
At present, two pressurized-water reactors are working in the project.
Under current arrangements in their collaboration, Toshiba has made steam turbines used at boiling- and pressurized-water reactors while IHI has delivered other equipment needed at nuclear power stations such as pressure vessels for reactors.
NFI, Japan's sole producer of nuclear fuel for both boiled-water and pressurized-water reactors, was established in 1972 as a fifty-fifty venture by integrating the nuclear power businesses of the two Japanese firms.