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Offline Meltdown

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Electro-polishing pipe
« on: Aug 24, 2011, 04:09 »
Does any one out there have any experience with electro-polishing internals on primary piping? I have an opportunity to have a high rad section of pipe replaced and would like the new pipe to be electro-polished to reduce crud deposition. I'm getting push-back from the usual suspects - any satisfied customers I could point to would be helpful. Our S/G bowls are polished, but the piping guys are still nervous.

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Offline Laundry Man

Re: Electro-polishing pipe
« Reply #1 on: Aug 25, 2011, 08:30 »
If I recall from my days at VY, the replacement recirc pipe was all treated to minimize crud build up.
LM

Offline Starkist

Re: Electro-polishing pipe
« Reply #2 on: Aug 25, 2011, 09:30 »
 They tried that at riverbend once.... they still tell horror stories about it, but thats a BWR, not a PWR like yours.

 


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