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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It is the highest radiation level detected in water inside the containment vessel and is extremely dangerous.
Kurion's Fukushima Inspection Manipulator, or FIM, was used in the summer of 20U to help map the locations, sizes, and shapes of leaks in Unit 2's pressure containment vessel.
The report added that NEI official insisted that a computer testing was done simulating the direct impact of a Boeing 767 into a containment vessel and it was found that the concrete was broken, but there was no radiation release.
The Nuclear Regulation Authority said in a press release Friday that it has not detected any significant changes in either the temperature of the primary containment vessel or in radiation levels at the plant.
Disassembly of the existing components and welding of the new CRDMs on the new RVH and their installation in the containment vessel were performed by Aquilex WSI of the U.
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The double-shell containment vessel Hill keep the subjects--initially microorganisms, later animal subjects and, eventually, human patients--isolated from the unexposed space around it.
NABCO Inc, a designer, developer and manufacturer of containment mitigation systems, on Thursday announced that Philadelphia International Airport has purchased its NABCO Suspect Luggage Containment Vessel (SLCV).
Workers started injecting nitrogen into the containment vessel of reactor No 1 recently, following a morning breakthrough in stopping highly radioactive water leaking into the sea at another reactor in the six-reactor complex.
TOKYO, April 7, 2011 (TAP) - Japanese officials say efforts to pump nitrogen into the containment vessel of a damaged nuclear reactor appear to be succeeding, easing fears that a hydrogen build-up in the vessel could cause a dangerous explosion.
On Friday, the government's nuclear safety commission said the containment vessel of a nuclear reactor.
2 reactor s primary containment vessel, designed to prevent radiation leaks, may have been damaged when there was an explosion in the building on March 15.