Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) completed replacement work of the upper and lower reactor internals of the 566 MW Ikata Unit No.1 of Shikoku Electric Power Co., Inc. The event marks the world’s first all-in-one-piece extraction and replacement work of its kind in a pressurized water reactor. The author wishes to introduce an outline and features of this milestone.
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World’s First PWR Reactor Internals Replacement
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Uchiyama, J. "World’s First PWR Reactor Internals Replacement." Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering. Volume 1: Plant Operations, Maintenance and Life Cycle; Component Reliability and Materials Issues; Codes, Standards, Licensing and Regulatory Issues; Fuel Cycle and High Level Waste Management. Miami, Florida, USA. July 17–20, 2006. pp. 103-107. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/ICONE14-89233
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