On 9/15/2012 10:13 PM, Stephen P. King wrote:
I like this conversation! I am interested in the materials required for the vessel
and the plumbing. Some kind of ceramic coated titanium or zirconium? Alumina reinforced
I think most reactors using Hastelloy plumbing (one of several nickel alloys). The
containment vessels are steel and concrete. They differ a lot depending on whether they
are pressurized water reactors, boiling water reactors, sodium cooled,... One advantage
of molten-salt reactors is that they aren't pressurized.
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