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ORNL-2684

MOLTEN-SALT REACTOR PROJECT

QUARTERLY PROGRESS REPORT

For Period Ending January 31, 1959

SUMMARYiii

PART 1. REACTOR DESIGN STUDIES

1.1. CONCEPTUAL DESIGN STUDIES AND NUCLEAR CALCULATIONS3

Design of a 30-MWe, One-Region, Experimental Molten-Salt Reactor3

Reactor System3

Power Plant Arrangement5

Fuel Sampling and Enriching Mechanism9

System Preheating Device12

Off-Gas System Valves12

Preliminary Design of a 315 MWe Graphite-Moderated Molten-Salt Power-Reactor18

Nuclear Calculations23

Reactivity Effects in Experimental Molten-Salt Reactor23

Neutron and Gamma Ray Activity in the Secondary Heat Exchanger

of the Interim Design Reactor24

Effect of Ion-Exchange Processing of Rare Earth Fission

Products on Performance of Interim Design Reactor25

Multigroup Oracle Programs for Heterogeneous Reactor Computations27

Oracle Program GHIMSR for Gamma-Heating Calculations30

Initial and Long-Term Nuclear Performance Without Fuel Processing

of Low-Enrichment, One-Region, Graphite-Moderated,

Unreflected, Molten-Salt Reactor30

Initial and Long-Term Nuclear Performance Without Fuel Processing of

One-Region, Graphite-Moderated, Unreflected, Th232-Conversion,

Molten-Salt Reactor31

Initial Nuclear Performance of One-Region, Graphite-Moderated,

Graphite-Reflected, Th232-Conversion, Molten-Salt-Reactor34

1.2. COMPONENT DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING38

Salt-Lubricated Bearings for Fuel Pumps38

Hydrodynamic Journal Bearings38

Hydrodynamic Thrust Bearings39

Test Pump Equipped with a Salt-Lubricated Journal Bearing39

Hydrostatic Bearings41

Bearing Mountings41

Conventional Bearings for Fuel Pumps41

Mechanical Seals for Fuel Pumps42

Labyrinth and Split-Purge Arrangement42

Bellows-Mounted Seal42

Pump Endurance Testing42

Frozen-Lead Pump Seal43

Techniques for Remote Maintenance of the Reactor System47

Mechanical Joint Development47

Remote Maintenance Demonstration Facility51

Molten-Salt Heat-Transfer-Coefficient Measurement51

Triplex-Tubing Heat Exchanger Development54

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