containment vessel


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containment vessel

[kən′tān·mənt ‚ves·əl]
(nucleonics)
A gas-tight shell or other enclosure around a reactor.
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The CA01 module is a multi-compartment steel structure within the Unit 2 containment vessel.
7 sieverts (enough to poison a healthy human being) per hour after surveying six locations within the primary containment vessel, reports the Japan Times.
The family of safety robots developed by Pedsco (Canada) Ltd and the threat containment vessel and sophisticated luggage containment vehicle (both developed by Nabco, USA) were handed over to CISF personnel manning airport security.
The NEI has claimed that a typical plant features layers of protection with fencing and heavy patrolling right from the boundaries to the vital equipment and the containment vessel as well has multiple layers of steel and concrete.
from camera footage that vapor was rising from the central area of the fifth floor of the building -- just above the reactor's primary containment vessel -- and it had not stopped as of 12:30 p.
After disassembling and removing the existing closure heads, the new RVH and CRDMs were assembled at the nuclear reactor containment vessel and installed.
Removal of external pipework from the containment vessel building;
A dosimeter lowered into the containment vessel of the No.
The double-shell containment vessel Hill keep the subjects--initially microorganisms, later animal subjects and, eventually, human patients--isolated from the unexposed space around it.
NABCO Inc, a designer, developer and manufacturer of containment mitigation systems, on Thursday announced that Philadelphia International Airport has purchased its NABCO Suspect Luggage Containment Vessel (SLCV).
They described a pool of molten fuel at the bottom of the reactor's containment vessel.
TOKYO, April 7, 2011 (TAP) - Japanese officials say efforts to pump nitrogen into the containment vessel of a damaged nuclear reactor appear to be succeeding, easing fears that a hydrogen build-up in the vessel could cause a dangerous explosion.