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3 Pickering Fuel Channel Fitness For Service Report. Figure 1 Section View of CANDU Calandria Assembly. Fuel channels support the fuel bundles inside the reactor. The fuel channels are located inside the calandriaendshield assembly, as shown in Figure 1.
ACR Fuel Channel The ACR FC design is evolutionary, making use of features and materials successfully proven on other CANDU reactors, modified as necessary to suit ACR requirements. Compared to existing CANDU 6, ACR design has slightly increased operating temperature, increased pressure different fast neutron flux distribution
MAAP4CANDU predicted fuel channel failure almost as soon as the fuel channel dryout began, i. e. at 6. 4 h, due to nonuniform straining of the PT. MAAPCANDU made the similar assumption that channel failure would occur after the remaining liquid in the feederschannels was boiled off.
This is performed bytwo fuelling machines that can each latch onto one end ofa channel, asillustrated in Figure 11. 5. 2 Basis for Design Current CANDU 6 reactors have a design life of40 years at an average 85 capacity. The pressure tubedesign life is 25 years at the reactor's85 capacity fuctor.
The fuel channel consists of a 104 mm diameter (ID), 4. 3 mm thick Zirconium Niobium pressure tube, inserted into slightly bigger calandria tube, and two stainless steel end fittings at the ends of the fuel channel. The tubes are approximately 6. 3 m long.
3 Darlington Fuel Channel Fitness for Service Report Figure 1 Section View of CANDU Calandria Assembly Fuel channels support the fuel bundles inside the reactor. The fuel channels are located inside the calandriaendshield assembly, as shown in Figure 1. At Darlington NGS, all units contain 480 fuel channels which are made of a zirconium alloy.
PDF This paper presents two of the fuel channel designs being considered for the CANDUSCWR, a pressuretube type supercritical water cooled reactor. The first is an insulated pressure tube design.
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