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NRC schedules webinars on Holtec’s proposed New Mexico storage site
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has scheduled four webinars in late August and early September to present its draft environmental findings and receive comments on Holtec International’s proposed consolidated spent nuclear fuel storage facility in New Mexico. Webinars were previously held on June 23 and July 9.
As published in the August 13 Federal Register, the public comment webinars will be held on August 20 from 6–9 p.m., August 25 from 2–5 p.m., August 26 from 6–9 p.m., and September 2 from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. All times are Eastern. Information for the webinars is posted on the NRC’s Public Meetings webpage.
G. D. Bazinet, W. F. Brehm, M. G. Down, D. K. Matlock
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 4 | Number 2 | September 1983 | Pages 718-723
Materials Engineering | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST83-A22944
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The corrosion behavior of selected materials in a liquid lithium environment was studied in support of system-and component designs for the Fusion Materials Irradiation Test (FMIT) Facility. Testing conditions ranged from ∼ 3700 to ∼ 6500 hours of exposure to flowing lithium at temperatures from 230° to 270°C and static lithium at temperatures from 200° to 500°C. Principal areas of investigation included lithium corrosion/erosion effects on FMIT lithium system baseline and candidate materials. Material coupons and full-size prototypic components were evaluated to determine corrosion rates, fatigue crack growth rates, structural compatibility, and component acceptability for the lithium system. Based on the results of these studies, concerns regarding system materials and component designs were satisfactorily resolved to support a 20-year design life requirement for the FMIT lithium system.