EXTENSION OF OPERATING LIFE OF KAPL-30 THIMBLE

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Due to extended low-temperature operation of the KAPL30 carbon steel thimble in the Materials Testing Reactor, a radiation damage evaluation was undertaken. Radiation damage in carbon steel may not be annealed under lowtemperature operating conditions. The data used in the evaluation are presented, and an extension of thimble life to 16 reactor cycles is recommended, subject to review if further low-temperature operation occurs. (D.E.B.)

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Lewis, D.M. July 22, 1957.

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Due to extended low-temperature operation of the KAPL30 carbon steel thimble in the Materials Testing Reactor, a radiation damage evaluation was undertaken. Radiation damage in carbon steel may not be annealed under lowtemperature operating conditions. The data used in the evaluation are presented, and an extension of thimble life to 16 reactor cycles is recommended, subject to review if further low-temperature operation occurs. (D.E.B.)

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  • Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-58

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  • Report No.: AECU-3566
  • Grant Number: W-31-109-ENG-52
  • DOI: 10.2172/4353116 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4353116
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1017133

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Lewis, D.M. EXTENSION OF OPERATING LIFE OF KAPL-30 THIMBLE, report, July 22, 1957; Schenectady, New York. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1017133/: accessed March 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.