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Title: Corium protection assembly

Abstract

A corium protection assembly includes a perforated base grid disposed below a pressure vessel containing a nuclear reactor core and spaced vertically above a containment vessel floor to define a sump therebetween. A plurality of layers of protective blocks are disposed on the grid for protecting the containment vessel floor from the corium.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Saratoga, CA
  2. Campbell, CA
  3. Sirtori, IT
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO
OSTI Identifier:
869268
Patent Number(s):
5307390
Assignee:
General Electric Company (San Jose, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-90SF18494
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
corium; protection; assembly; perforated; base; grid; disposed; below; pressure; vessel; containing; nuclear; reactor; core; spaced; vertically; containment; floor; define; sump; therebetween; plurality; layers; protective; blocks; protecting; containment vessel; pressure vessel; nuclear reactor; reactor core; vessel containing; spaced vertically; protection assembly; disposed below; grid disposed; corium protection; /376/976/

Citation Formats

Gou, Perng-Fei, Townsend, Harold E, and Barbanti, Giancarlo. Corium protection assembly. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Gou, Perng-Fei, Townsend, Harold E, & Barbanti, Giancarlo. Corium protection assembly. United States.
Gou, Perng-Fei, Townsend, Harold E, and Barbanti, Giancarlo. Sat . "Corium protection assembly". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/869268.
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abstractNote = {A corium protection assembly includes a perforated base grid disposed below a pressure vessel containing a nuclear reactor core and spaced vertically above a containment vessel floor to define a sump therebetween. A plurality of layers of protective blocks are disposed on the grid for protecting the containment vessel floor from the corium.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1994},
month = {1}
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