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gas-cooled reactor

[′gas ‚küld rē′ak·tər]
(nucleonics)
A nuclear reactor in which a gas, such as air, carbon dioxide, or helium, is used as a coolant.
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By nuclear reactor type, the report segments the market into gas cooled reactors, boiling water reactors, pressurized heavy water reactors, and pressurized water reactors.
The reactor pressure vessels and heads that are included in the study are those used in pressurized water reactors, pressurized heavy water reactors, light water graphite reactors, gas cooled reactors, fast breeder reactors and the boiling water reactors.
Contract Awarded to Delivering PSR safety factor authoring support to the Third Periodic Safety Review (PSR3) for both the Hartlepool and Heysham 1 Advanced Gas Cooled Reactors.
The major isolation valve types that are included in the study are those used in pressurized water reactors, pressurized heavy water reactors, light water graphite reactors, gas cooled reactors, fast breeder reactors and the boiling water reactors.
The moisture separator reheaters, which are included in the study, are used in pressurized water reactors, pressurized heavy water reactors, light water graphite reactors, gas cooled reactors, fast breeder reactors and boiling water reactors.