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Title: A new box system for a high pressure tritium pump

A 200 MPa (30 kpsi) high pressure tritium pump inside a box system is described. This system is currently under construction but all representative mechanical parts have been fabricated and tested. The pump is a conventional mechanical-plus-cryostaged system, so that most of the interesting features are in the box. The system contains nine separate sections, with automatic pressure balancing and venting systems. Five sections are hood-to-box convertible enclosures with inflatable door seals. The procedure of cryostaging with liquid argon is described. Special detail is given to valves and motor shaft seals. 3 refs., 4 figs.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7108358
Report Number(s):
UCRL-97520; CONF-880505-22
ON: DE88011334
DOE Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 3. topical meeting on tritium technology in fission, fusion and isotopic applications, Toronto, Canada, 1 May 1988
Research Org:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (USA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; PUMPS; DESIGN; TRITIUM; FABRICATION; PERFORMANCE TESTING; SEALS; VALVES; VERY HIGH PRESSURE; BETA DECAY RADIOISOTOPES; BETA-MINUS DECAY RADIOISOTOPES; CONTROL EQUIPMENT; EQUIPMENT; FLOW REGULATORS; HYDROGEN ISOTOPES; ISOTOPES; LIGHT NUCLEI; NUCLEI; ODD-EVEN NUCLEI; RADIOISOTOPES; TESTING; YEARS LIVING RADIOISOTOPES 700209* -- Fusion Power Plant Technology-- Component Development & Materials Testing