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Mike Mulligan

Brattleboro, VT

#1 Feb 26, 2013
Cause of loss of condenser vacuum has been identified as Reactor Feedwater recirculation piping separation.

This is a significant accident...depending where it is at.

If it is in the main condenser area...no people in the area, not so bad...
Mike Mulligan

Brattleboro, VT

#2 Feb 26, 2013
I mean, at 100% power, how much flow could be in the pipe. Really, how much erosion could be going on there. Bet you they don't often check for flow erosion. But there is a lot of d/p between Mcond vacuum and feed pump pressure.
Mike Mulligan

Brattleboro, VT

#3 Feb 26, 2013
Remember the deaths from the Surry Plant feed pipe break...
Mike Mulligan

Brattleboro, VT

#4 Feb 26, 2013
Doesn't seem like a huge loss of feed water inventory yet...
I Know More Than You

Amherst, NH

#5 Feb 26, 2013
Mike Mulligan wrote:
Doesn't seem like a huge loss of feed water inventory yet...
If you knew what you were talking about, you would understand that.
Mike Mulligan

Brattleboro, VT

#6 Feb 26, 2013
So the vibrations caused the piping separating?

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