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Table 1. Reactor Vessel and Core Design Data and Dimensions

INOR-8

Construction material I n l e t nozzle, sched 40, in., size Outlet nozzle, sched size

iron pipe

a,in.,

iron pipe

5

5

Core vessel i

OD, in.

ID, in. Wall thickness, in. Overall height, in. ( t o center l i n e of 5-in. nozzle)

59-118 (60 in. max) 58 9/16 100-314

Head thickness, in.

1

Design pressure, p s i

50 1300

Design temperature,

OF

Fuel i n l e t temperature, Fuel outlet temperature,

OF OF

1175 1225

Inlet

Constant area distributor

Cooling annulus ID, in.

56 58

Cooling annulus OD, in.

e

Graphite core Diameter, in.

55-114

Nwnber of &el channels (equivalent)

1140

Fuel channel size, in.

1.2 x 0.4 (rounded corners )

Core container

ID, in.

55-112

OD, in.

56

Wall thickness, in.

114

Height, in.

68

c .)

ORNL-3708  

http://www.energyfromthorium.com/pdf/ORNL-3708.pdf

ORNL-3708  

http://www.energyfromthorium.com/pdf/ORNL-3708.pdf

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