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Hanford completes wastewater basin work to support tank waste treatment
Record-breaking heat and the vast size of the job did not stop the Department of Energy’s Office of River Protection and its tank operations contractor, Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS), from completing a construction project critical to the Hanford Site’s Direct-Feed Low-Activity Waste program for treating radioactive tank waste.
Prachai Norajitra, Widodo Widjaja Basuki, Maria Gonzalez, David Rapisarda, Magnus Rohde, Luigi Spatafora
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 68 | Number 3 | October 2015 | Pages 501-506
Technical Paper | Proceedings of TOFE-2014 | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST14-932
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The dual-coolant lead-lithium (DCLL) blanket concept, which is considered as a candidate for fusion power plants and possibly for a demonstration reactor (DEMO), is being investigated within the framework of the European Power Plant Physics and Technology (PPPT) study. One of major issues of the DCLL concept development is the design of the flow channel inserts (FCIs), which are essential for the reduction of magneto-hydrodynamic (MHD) pressure losses. Due to the tight schedule for the short-term PPPT DEMO, a low-temperature DCLL concept with a liquid metal outlet temperature below 500°C has been proposed. This allows the use of a simpler type of FCI (taking into account the LM corrosion issues), e.g. Eurofer-Alumina-Eurofer sandwich FCI, instead of the SiCf/SiC version for high temperature case, the production thereof is challenging. This paper discusses the technological study on manufacturing of some FCI design variants and post-examination of the samples.