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Title: Passive safety injection system using borated water

A passive safety injection system relies on differences in water density to induce natural circulatory flow patterns which help maintain prescribed concentrations of boric acid in borated water, and prevents boron from accumulating in the reactor vessel and possibly preventing heat transfer.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2]
  1. (Allegheny, PA)
  2. (Westmoreland, PA)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
868634
Report Number(s):
US 5180543
DOE Contract Number:
AC03-86SF16038
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORP
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
passive; safety; injection; borated; water; passive; safety; injection; relies; differences; water; density; induce; natural; circulatory; flow; patterns; help; maintain; prescribed; concentrations; boric; acid; borated; water; prevents; boron; accumulating; reactor; vessel; possibly; preventing; heat; transfer; passive safety; passive safety; borated water; borated water; boric acid; reactor vessel; heat transfer; flow pattern; safety injection; safety injection; circulatory flow; help maintain; flow patterns; preventing heat /376/