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Title: Vacuum breaker valve assembly

Abstract

Breaker valve assemblies for a simplified boiling water nuclear reactor are described. The breaker valve assembly, in one form, includes a valve body and a breaker valve. The valve body includes an interior chamber, and an inlet passage extends from the chamber and through an inlet opening to facilitate transporting particles from outside of the valve body to the interior chamber. The breaker valve is positioned in the chamber and is configured to substantially seal the inlet opening. Particularly, the breaker valve includes a disk which is sized to cover the inlet opening. The disk is movably coupled to the valve body and is configured to move substantially concentrically with respect to the valve opening between a first position, where the disk completely covers the inlet opening, and a second position, where the disk does not completely cover the inlet opening. 1 fig.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
General Electric Co
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
350335
Patent Number(s):
5,898,748
Application Number:
PAN: 8-901,231
Assignee:
General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY (United States) OAK; SCA: 210100; PA: EDB-99:061999; SN: 99002098257
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-90SF18494
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 27 Apr 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; BWR TYPE REACTORS; DESIGN; VALVES; SEALS

Citation Formats

Thompson, J.L., and Upton, H.A. Vacuum breaker valve assembly. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Thompson, J.L., & Upton, H.A. Vacuum breaker valve assembly. United States.
Thompson, J.L., and Upton, H.A. Tue . "Vacuum breaker valve assembly". United States.
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abstractNote = {Breaker valve assemblies for a simplified boiling water nuclear reactor are described. The breaker valve assembly, in one form, includes a valve body and a breaker valve. The valve body includes an interior chamber, and an inlet passage extends from the chamber and through an inlet opening to facilitate transporting particles from outside of the valve body to the interior chamber. The breaker valve is positioned in the chamber and is configured to substantially seal the inlet opening. Particularly, the breaker valve includes a disk which is sized to cover the inlet opening. The disk is movably coupled to the valve body and is configured to move substantially concentrically with respect to the valve opening between a first position, where the disk completely covers the inlet opening, and a second position, where the disk does not completely cover the inlet opening. 1 fig.},
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