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MOLTEN-SALT REACTOR PROGRAM

PROGRESS REPORT

For Period From August 1, 1960, to February 28, 1961

SUMMARYiii

PART I. MSRE DESIGN, COMPONENT DEVELOPMENT, AND ENGINEERING ANALYSIS

1. MSRE DESIGN1

1.1 Introduction1

1.2 Reactor Core and Vessel2

1.3 Fuel Heat Exchanger4

1.4 Radiator5

1.5 Drain Tanks9

1.6 Equipment Arrangement12

1.7 Cover-Gas System15

1.8 System Heaters16

1.9 Design Status of Remote-Maintenance System20

1.10 Reactor Control Design20

1.11 Design Status of Building and Site22

1.12 Reactor Procurement and Installation23

1.12.1 Division of Work and Schedules23

1.12.2 Procurement of Components24

2. COMPONENT DEVELOPMENT26

2.1 Freeze-Flange Development26

2.1.1 MSRE 6-in. Flanges26

2.1.2 Freeze-Flange Thermal-Cycle Tests27

2.2 Freeze Valves27

2.3 Heater Tests28

2.3.1 Pipe Heaters28

2.3.2 Core Heater31

2.4 Sample-Enricher Development31

2.4.1 Sampler-Enricher Concept31

2.4.2 Sampler-Enricher Mockup33

2.4.3 Solder Freeze Valve33

2.5 MSRE Core Development37

2.6 Helium Purification40

2.7 MSRE Maintenance Development40

2.7.1 Maintenance Philosophy40

2.7.2 Remote-Maintenance Development Facility40

2.7.3 Semidirect and Remote Tools42

2.7.4 MSRE Model42

2.8 Brazed-Joint Development42

2.9 Mechanical-Joint Development42

2.10 Forced-Circulation Corrosion Loops44

2.11 Graphite-Molybdenum Compatibility Test44

2.12 Pump Development47

2.12.1 MSRE Fuel Pump47

2.12.2 MSRE Coolant Pump53

2.12.3 Advanced Molten-Salt Pumps53

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