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Vol.1 No.3 NT13 (Nov., 2009) SheetB
Core shroud crack Removing Method by Grinding EJAM (1-3-NT13)SheetB - Core shroud crack Removing Method by Grinding
Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd.

Grinding is one of repairing methods in case of finding cracks at inner surface of core shroud. As shown in Fig.2, cracks are mechanically removed by grinding head mounted on access equipments. A view of area machined by grinding is shown in Fig.3. The characteristic of grinding is that machined surface is compressed (approx.400MPa) by underwater machining.


Fig.1 Grinding equipment for inner surface of core shroud


Fig.2 Situation of grinding mockup test

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