reactor vessel


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reactor vessel

n.
The protective containment vessel surrounding the nuclear fission core in a nuclear reactor.
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Unit 4's reactor containment liner plate rings, reactor vessel, steam generators, and condenser were also installed this year.
Enec CEO Mohamed Al Hammadi says: "The successful installation of the final reactor vessel and steam generators for the Barakah Plant is testament to the dedication of our teams on the previous milestones and for the upcoming plans.
The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has announced the installation of steam generators and reactor vessels (RV) at unit 4 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant.
Sheikh Hamdan signed the base of the reactor vessel before it was placed inside the Unit 2 reactor containment building.
Cognizance of the reactor vessel was given to a very senior engineer by the name of Vernon Burton and to a less experienced engineer.
During maintenance, one-third of the reactor's 157 fuel assemblies will be replaced and numerous safety inspections will be conducted, including inspections of the unit's reactor vessel head, turbine and electrical generator.
and some European countries have begun to replace steam generators, reactor vessel heads, pressurizers, and other related components to reduce the risks associated with stress-corrosion cracking (SCC) of aging materials, and thereby enhance plant reliability and operational life.
At Fukushima, workers had literally dozens of pumps that could put water into the reactor vessel," Lochbaum said.
The hard work continues as we focus on our next major milestone for unit 1, which is the reactor vessel setting.
The function of the cooling water in the condenser is to cool down the steam so that it is reformed in to water again, and subsequently brought in to the reactor vessel," a company statement said.
The Trojan canisters could be shipped up the Columbia River, as was the Trojan reactor vessel before it was stored at the trench used to hold Navy reactor compartments at Hanford, Lawrence said.
Tehran: Iran on Sunday took a "major step forward" at its under-construction heavy water reactor in the central town of Arak by installing the reactor vessel at the site, media reports said.