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Title: Valve for fuel pin loading system

Abstract

A cyclone valve surrounds a wall opening through which cladding is projected. An axial valve inlet surrounds the cladding. Air is drawn through the inlet by a cyclone stream within the valve. An inflatable seal is included to physically engage a fuel pin subassembly during loading of fuel pellets.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5349701
Application Number:
ON: DE84005931
Assignee:
EDB-84-043366
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76FF02170
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; FUEL PINS; FABRICATION; REMOTE HANDLING EQUIPMENT; LMFBR TYPE REACTORS; VALVES; FUEL ASSEMBLIES; BREEDER REACTORS; CONTROL EQUIPMENT; EPITHERMAL REACTORS; EQUIPMENT; FAST REACTORS; FBR TYPE REACTORS; FLOW REGULATORS; FUEL ELEMENTS; LIQUID METAL COOLED REACTORS; MATERIALS HANDLING EQUIPMENT; REACTOR COMPONENTS; REACTORS; 210500* - Power Reactors, Breeding

Citation Formats

Christiansen, D.W. Valve for fuel pin loading system. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Christiansen, D.W. Valve for fuel pin loading system. United States.
Christiansen, D.W. Sun . "Valve for fuel pin loading system". United States.
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title = {Valve for fuel pin loading system},
author = {Christiansen, D.W.},
abstractNote = {A cyclone valve surrounds a wall opening through which cladding is projected. An axial valve inlet surrounds the cladding. Air is drawn through the inlet by a cyclone stream within the valve. An inflatable seal is included to physically engage a fuel pin subassembly during loading of fuel pellets.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
}