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ORNL-3282

MOLTEN-SALT REACTOR PROGRAM

SEMIANNUAL PROGRESS REPORT

For Period Ending February 28, 1962

SUMMARYiii

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

1. MSRE DESIGN1

1.1 Introduction1

1.2 Reactor Core and Vessel2

1.3 Primary Heat Exchanger3

1.4 Radiator4

1.5 Fuel-Salt Drain Tanks4

1.6 Equipment Layout4

1.7 Cover-Gas System6

1.8 System Heaters6

1.9 Maintenance Design, Assembly Jigs, and Fixtures7

1.10 Reactor Procurement and Installation7

1.10.1 Major Modifications to Building 75037

1.10.2 Construction Outside Building 75039

1.10.3 Planning and Scheduling of the MSRE Installation9

1.10.4 Procurement of Materials9

1.10.5 Procurement of Components10

1.11 Reactor Instrumentation and Controls System10

1.11.1 Nuclear Control System10

1.11.2 Instrument-Application Diagrams14

1.11.3 Electrical Control Circuitry15

1.11.4 Layout of Instrumentation and Controls System15

1.11.5 Control Panels17

1.11.6 Data Handling18

1.11.7 Process and Personnel Radiation Monitoring18

1.11.8 Procurement Status19

2. COMPONENT DEVELOPMENT21

2.1 Freeze-Flange Development21

2.1.1 MSRE 5-in. Flanges21

2.1.2 Freeze-Flange-Seal Test Facility21

2.2 Control-Rod Development24

2.3 Heater Tests26

2.3.1 Pipe Heaters26

2.3.2 Reactor Vessel Beaters29

2.4 Drain-Tank Cooler29

2.5 Sampler-Enricher System29

2.5.1 General Concept of Sampler-Enricher29

2.5.2 Operational Valve31

2.5.3 Removal Seal for Sample Container31

2.5.4 Detail Design of Sampler-Enricher32

2.6 MSRE Core Development32

2.6.1 Full-Scale Core Model32

2.6.2 Core-Inlet: Flow Distribution32

2.7 Helium Purification33

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