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Title: Nuclear reactor support and seismic restraint with in-vessel core retention cooling features

A nuclear reactor including a lateral seismic restraint with a vertically oriented pin attached to the lower vessel head and a mating pin socket attached to the floor. Thermally insulating materials are disposed alongside the exterior surface of a lower portion of the reactor pressure vessel including at least the lower vessel head.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1417853
Assignee:
BWXT mPower, Inc. (Charlotte, NC) IDO
Patent Number(s):
9,875,817
Application Number:
14/299,268
Contract Number:
NE0000583
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Jun 09
Research Org:
BWXT mPower, Inc., Charlotte, NC (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 42 ENGINEERING