Sent:Wednesday, April 06, 2011 8:52 AM
Subject:Head Seal Leakage
Attachments:PCV Tests Japanese (2).pdf
Richard, Attached is some information on the head seal of Japanese reactors. I will have to get back to my office to find more. Radiation causes crosslinking that makes the polymer stiff. Note failure (leakage) occurs faster in steam than in nitrogen.
Related Articles on Page 2…