Containment Building

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A steel or reinforced concrete structure enclosing a nuclear reactor which is designed to, in any emergency, contain the escape of radiation to a maximum pressure in the range of 60 to 200 psi (410 to 1400 kPa), and which is the final barrier to radioactive release: the 1st being the fuel ceramic itself, the 2nd, the metal fuel cladding tubes, the 3rd, the reactor vessel and coolant system
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At the third facility, inspectors found no contingency plan, inspection records unavailable for review and secondary containment there, too, appeared inadequate.
To minimize an accidental release, pesticides should be stored with secondary containment that has a storage capacity at least as great as the total volume of materials being stored.
For example, they are leak-free by design and offer secondary containment as standard so in the unlikely event of a pump failure, the process fluid will be contained within the stator housing.
The company generated more waste oil than allowed and failed to properly mark and label hazardous waste containers, retain adequate inspection logs, provide adequate secondary containment and to properly delineate and provide adequate signage at its waste oil storage area.
The MMA500V Series design is further ruggedized with a secondary containment system in the event of diaphragm rupture.
A modification to the program's general secondary containment provisions which clarify the method, design, and capacity of secondary containment measures.
Individual secondary containment sumps and natural ventilation are supplied for each chamber.
Burton said the specialists had some good advice for extra precautions the business could take, such as spill kits and placing trays under barrels for secondary containment in the event of a spill.
The company is already on-site at the Torness Power Station near Dunbar, Scotland, and the Sizewell B PWR facility in Suffolk undertaking initial assessment and secondary containment work ahead of announcements over longer term contracts.
The product line also includes five types of UL 142-approved fuel tanks, including secondary containment tanks, open-top dikes, closed-top dikes, freestanding day tanks and sub-base day tanks.
The premier issue includes articles on hiring new technicians, secondary containment strategies, safety issue facing installers and contractors, new and pending legislative activities, niche markets, environmental issues, technology budgets, managing supplier relations, and the use of distributor advisory councils.
The new rule also exempts automotive and truck fuel tanks from all SPCC requirements and mobile re-fuelers from secondary containment requirements for bulk storage containers.