SEALED VALVES STUDY. FINAL REPORT

This report is based on data obtained from a review whose purpose is the recommendation of specific areas where the present valves in a number of the auxiliary piping systems may be replaced by a limited number of sealed valves. The information provides additional reliability or assurance of proper operation and minimal maintenance, a specification which may be used to procure an assortment of valves for replacement use in critical areas recommended in the foregoing, and recommends vendors, lead time and approximate cost for purchase. The report concludes that valves within the containment vessel and particularly those isolating the primary system should be seriously considered for replacement with a sealed valve, and a list of valves in order of priority for replacement is provided.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number BAW-SUP-12.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Babcock and Wilcox Company

    Atomic Energy Division
    Lynchburg, VA  USA  24504
  • Publication Date: 1960-5-10

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices;
  • Pagination: 18 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026309
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: BAW-SUP-12
  • Contract Numbers: AT(30-1)-2468
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 4 1973 12:00AM