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ORNL-3419

MOLTEN-SALT REACTOR PROGRAM

SEMIANNUAL PROGRESS REPORT

For Period Ending January 31, 1963

SUMMARYiii

PART 1. MSRE DESIGN, ENGINEERING ANALYSIS, AND COMPONENT DEVELOPMENT

1. REACTOR ANALYSIS3

Analysis of Filling Accident3

Coolant Salt Activation4

Reactivity Effects of 135Xe4

Reactivity Effects of Changes in Salt and Graphite Densities6

2. COMPONENT DEVELOPMENT

Freeze-Flange Joint Development10

Thermal-Cycling Test10

Joint Tests in Pump-Testing Facility10

Tests of Freeze-Valve Control Circuit12

Transfer Valve12

Reactor Drain Valve14

Reactor Control Rods and Drives15

Control Rod Drive Prototype15

Control Rod17

Heater Tests17

Pipe Heaters with Reflective Insulation17

Drain Tank Coolers23

Sampler-Enricher System Mockup23

Flange Disconnects27

Core Development27

Internal Flow Distribution27

Core Pressure Drop28

Engineering Test Loop (ETL)28

Results of the Graphite Pretreatment29

Loop Operation30

Operation of the Graphite Container Access Joint30

Graphite Sampling Via Removable Dry Box32

Analysis of Solids Removed from the Graphite Container Access Joint33

Chemical Analysis and HF Treatment of ETL Flush Salt33

ETL Graphite Permeability35

Xenon Transport in the MSRE35

MSRE Maintenance Development35

Maintenance Study Model37

Pump Development37

Prototype Pump Operation and Testing37

PKP Fuel Pump High-Temperature Endurance Test40

Lubrication-Pump Endurance Test40

Instrument Development40

Single-Point Liquid-Level Indicator40

Pump-Bowl Liquid-Level Indicator41

Bubbler-Type Liquid-Level Indicator43

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