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Title: Pressurizer with a mechanically attached surge nozzle thermal sleeve

Abstract

A thermal sleeve is mechanically attached to the bore of a surge nozzle of a pressurizer for the primary circuit of a pressurized water reactor steam generating system. The thermal sleeve is attached with a series of keys and slots which maintain the thermal sleeve centered in the nozzle while permitting thermal growth and restricting flow between the sleeve and the interior wall of the nozzle.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, Cranberry Township, PA, USA
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1128537
Patent Number(s):
8681922
Application Number:
12/967,167
Assignee:
Westinghouse Electric Company LLC (Cranberry Township, PA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F16 - ENGINEERING ELEMENTS AND UNITS F16L - PIPES
DOE Contract Number:  
FC07-07ID14779
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Wepfer, Robert M. Pressurizer with a mechanically attached surge nozzle thermal sleeve. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Wepfer, Robert M. Pressurizer with a mechanically attached surge nozzle thermal sleeve. United States.
Wepfer, Robert M. Tue . "Pressurizer with a mechanically attached surge nozzle thermal sleeve". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1128537.
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abstractNote = {A thermal sleeve is mechanically attached to the bore of a surge nozzle of a pressurizer for the primary circuit of a pressurized water reactor steam generating system. The thermal sleeve is attached with a series of keys and slots which maintain the thermal sleeve centered in the nozzle while permitting thermal growth and restricting flow between the sleeve and the interior wall of the nozzle.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2014},
month = {3}
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