Partition Doors and Embedded Part for Spent Fuel Pool

  •    BHAVINI
  •      Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor
  •      4
  •     Nuclear Division


Partition doors with embedded parts provide a leak proof partition joint between two bays. They are used as separators between different bays of the spent fuel sub assembly area.

The door structures are filled with heavy concrete for attenuation of gamma radiation.

Construction details

Material: SS304L

Dimensions: Height - 6m ; Width 3m x 0.35m Thk

Critical aspects

  • Proper sealing is critical to prevent leakage from one bay to the other
  • Partition doors were successfully leak tested with no leakage observed for over 72 hours