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Abstract

This report gives a survey of present and future LWR fuel rod irradiation testing and examination capabilities at the HFR and the hot cells at Petten. It provides chapters on: HFR irradiation testing of LWR fuel rods (with sections on: plant description, reactor operating schedule, reactor utilization, LWR fuel irradiation programmes); LWR fuel rod irradiation facilities in HFR Petten (irradiation positions and devices; non-destructive test equipment at the HFR pool); LWR fuel rod examination capabilities at the Petten hot cells (description of the hot cells, test equipment for destructive and non- destructive examination of irradiated LWR fuel rods); transportation of irradiated fuel rods and waste disposal (transportation within the Petten research centre and from "sponsors" laboratories to Petten or vice versa, waste disposal). One chapter is reserved for the description of aspects of project management: procedures, HFR experiment services, contracts and reporting.

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Authors: MARKGRAF J F W JRC PETTEN ESTAB. (THE NETHERLANDS), JRC PETTEN ESTAB. (THE NETHERLANDS)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 9654 EN (1985) FS, 48 P., BFR 200, EUROFFICE, LUXEMBOURG, POB 1003
Availability: Can be ordered online
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