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Title: Heat transfer unit and method for prefabricated vessel

Vessel assemblies, heat transfer units for prefabricated vessels, and methods for heat transfer prefabricated vessel are provided. A heat transfer unit includes a central rod, and a plurality of peripheral rods surrounding the central rod and connected to the central rod. The plurality of peripheral rods are movable between a first collapsed position and a second bowed position, wherein in the second bowed position a midpoint of each of the plurality of peripheral rods is spaced from the central rod relative to in the first position. The heat transfer unit further includes a heat transfer element connected to one of the plurality of peripheral rods.
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Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC SRS
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Patent File Date: 2013 Dec 12
Research Org:
Savannah River Site (SRS), Aiken, SC (United States)
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United States

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