containment building


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containment building

[kən′tān·mənt ‚bil·diŋ]
(nucleonics)
A steel-reinforced concrete dome built over a nuclear reactor to trap radioactive vapors that might otherwise be released into the enviroment during a nuclear accident.
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He pointed out that the Reactor Containment Building Liner Dome section has been installed, while concrete pouring for the dome is complete on Unit 3.
According to hinm, the Reactor Containment Building Liner Dome section was installed and concrete pouring for the dome was completed on Unit 3, and the Reactor Containment Liner Plate Rings, Reactor Vessel, Steam Generators and Condenser were installed on Unit 4.
In 2017, the reactor containment building liner dome was installed - with concrete poured for the dome - on Unit 3.
In 2017, the reactor containment building liner dome section was installed and concrete pouring for the dome was completed on Unit 3, and the reactor containment liner plate rings, reactor vessel, steam generators and condenser were installed on Unit 4.
The unique creation is designed to facilitate monitoring and demolition of the previous containment building following the 1986 disaster while securing the remaining radioactive material.
The containment building and the fission product detector building have been secured.
Demolishing the pressurized reactor building, bioshield, containment building and all hardware," he says, "reducing the site to 'greenfield status,' will require an additional $16 million dollar federal grant.
A nuclear power plant's containment building is many times smaller than a skyscraper, making it a difficult target to hit.
The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) Tuesday announced the completion of the construction of the concrete dome for the Unit 2 Reactor Containment Building (RCB), another major achievement in the development of the UAE's nuclear energy program.
In case of hypothetical accident, the 'core catcher' will be able to contain liquid and hard fragments of nuclear reactor core and parts of materials of which the reactor has been constructed; this prevents damage to containment building and escape of radioactive materials," the official explained.
Enec recently announced the successful installation of the Containment Liner Plate (CLP) in the Reactor Containment Building for Barakah Unit 1.

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