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Title: Completion of Level 2 Milestone – M2AT 19IN030401044, Complete construction of the gas and moisture supply systems and receive the custom-designed tube furnace from the vendor

Abstract

The Advanced Gas Reactor (AGR) program has designed and is now constructing the Air/Moisture Ingress Experiment (AMIX) facility to test irradiated tristructural isotropic (TRISO) fuels under air or moisture-ingress accidents postulated for high-temperature gas-cooled reactors. AMIX will ultimately be installed in the Fuel Conditioning Facility at the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) at Idaho National Laboratory. AMIX consists of a gas supply (capable of supplying mixtures of air/helium and steam/helium), a tube furnace capable of accepting samples up to 6 cm in diameter and heating them to 1650°C, gamma detectors for measuring the release of condensable, gamma-emitting fission products, and cold traps with gamma detectors for measuring the release of fission gases. Data obtained from AMIX experiments will be used to qualify this new generation of TRISO fuels with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and inform models and simulations of TRISO fuel accident performance and source term.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Idaho National Laboratory
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE)
OSTI Identifier:
1562303
Report Number(s):
INL/MIS-19-55575-Rev000
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-05ID14517
Resource Type:
S&T Accomplishment Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 - ENGINEERING; Air/Moisture Ingress Experiment (AMIX); TRISO

Citation Formats

Stempien, John D. Completion of Level 2 Milestone – M2AT 19IN030401044, Complete construction of the gas and moisture supply systems and receive the custom-designed tube furnace from the vendor. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.2172/1562303.
Stempien, John D. Completion of Level 2 Milestone – M2AT 19IN030401044, Complete construction of the gas and moisture supply systems and receive the custom-designed tube furnace from the vendor. United States. doi:10.2172/1562303.
Stempien, John D. Thu . "Completion of Level 2 Milestone – M2AT 19IN030401044, Complete construction of the gas and moisture supply systems and receive the custom-designed tube furnace from the vendor". United States. doi:10.2172/1562303. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1562303.
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title = {Completion of Level 2 Milestone – M2AT 19IN030401044, Complete construction of the gas and moisture supply systems and receive the custom-designed tube furnace from the vendor},
author = {Stempien, John D},
abstractNote = {The Advanced Gas Reactor (AGR) program has designed and is now constructing the Air/Moisture Ingress Experiment (AMIX) facility to test irradiated tristructural isotropic (TRISO) fuels under air or moisture-ingress accidents postulated for high-temperature gas-cooled reactors. AMIX will ultimately be installed in the Fuel Conditioning Facility at the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) at Idaho National Laboratory. AMIX consists of a gas supply (capable of supplying mixtures of air/helium and steam/helium), a tube furnace capable of accepting samples up to 6 cm in diameter and heating them to 1650°C, gamma detectors for measuring the release of condensable, gamma-emitting fission products, and cold traps with gamma detectors for measuring the release of fission gases. Data obtained from AMIX experiments will be used to qualify this new generation of TRISO fuels with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and inform models and simulations of TRISO fuel accident performance and source term.},
doi = {10.2172/1562303},
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place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {8}
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