PRELIMINARY DESIGN REQUIREMENTS ARGONNE BOILING REACTOR (ARBOR) FACILITY. Revision I Page: 86 of 161
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Wall-mounted incandescent fixtures capable of operation
at temperatures up to 150F shall be provided in the active equipment pit,
Primary Water System Service Area, water cooler and condenser areas,
and Active Storage Area to produce a minimum of 30 ft-candles of il-
14mination at all work surfaces. Convenient outlets shall be provided for
110-v, 208-v, and 440-v service as specified for other areas of the Main
Lighting in the Control Building shall be provided by
incandescent fixtures sufficient to produce 50 ft-candles of illumination on
the ground floor and in the basement laboratory room, and 30 ft-candles in
other basement areas at all work surfaces.
On the ground floor of the Control Building, 110-v duplex
combination two- and three-pole receptacles shall be provided at frequent
intervals around the walls of the control room and on the fronts of the con-
trol panels. Separately wired 110-v outlets on separate circuits for the
refrigerator and food freezer, and a 208-v receptacle for the electric
cooking stove, shall be provided. Receptacles for 110-v service spaced on
4-ft centers, and two 208-v receptacles on opposite walls, shall be provided
in the laboratory room. In other areas of the control building basement,
110-v, 208-v, and 440-v outlets shall be provided as specified for the areas
in the Main Building. -
Suitable exterior lights shall be provided for lighting the
ARBOR site parking area, the walk between the parking area and the main
entrance, and the main entrance proper, according to normal practice.
a. Public Address System -A public address system
audible at any point in the High Bay, Auxiliary Equipment, and Active
Storage Areas of the Main Building, the active equipment pit, all rooms
in the Control Building, the water cooler and condenser areas, and outside
the main entrance to the Control Building within the storm shelter ex-
tension, shall be provided. Microphones shall be provided in the High Bay
Area on the operating floor, the Auxiliary Equipment Area, the active
equipment pit, the Control Building basement, the control room, and out- -
side the main entrance to the Control Building inside the storm shelter
extension. Microphones shall have "press to talk" switches which shall
also mute any speakers in the immediate vicinity of the microphone con-
cerned to avoid feedback.
b. Internal Telephone System - An internal telephone
system consisting of six independent circuits with jacks for all six circuits
strategically located throughout the entire plant shall be provided. The
system should be arranged so that it is possible to plug handsets into any two
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Fromm, L.W.; Bernsen, S.A.; Bullinger, C.F. & Matousek, J.F. PRELIMINARY DESIGN REQUIREMENTS ARGONNE BOILING REACTOR (ARBOR) FACILITY. Revision I, report, July 15, 1957; Lemont, Illinois. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1023272/m1/86/: accessed March 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.