Recirculation Piping Replacement Project at Dresden Unit 3

by Brian Brummit, ABB Impell Corp, Downers Grove, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Energy in the 90's

Abstract: This paper discusses the Recirculation Piping Replacement Project performed at Dresden Unit 3 during 1985 and 1986. It describes several of the technical and administrative problems associated with performing such an extensive modification on an operating nuclear facility. This paper also discusses the resolutions to these problems and some of the lessons learned during this project that are being implemented into the current modification process.

Subject Headings: Power plants | Nuclear reactors | Pipelines | Steel pipes | Corrosion | Cracking

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