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ANS Nuclear News: Molten Chloride Fast Reactor Project Milestone

By September 2, 2019February 25th, 2020No Comments

TerraPower’s Molten Chloride Fast Reactor (MCFR) project reached a major milestone with more than 1000 hours of isothermal loop pumped operations at the company’s lab in Bellevue, Washington. The fully-pumped molten salt loop is being used to test key components of the MCFR including the pump, heaters, freeze valves, flanges, and instrumentation, over time at a single temperature.

Source: ANS Nuclear News [Subscription Required]