Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
BWR fuel assembly without upper tie plate










Image Number 4 for United States Patent #5646973.

A fuel bundle assembly for a nuclear reactor includes a lower tie plate; a transition piece underlying the lower tie plate; a plurality of fuel rods and at least one water rod seated on the lower tie plate and extending in substantially parallel relationship toward an upper end of the fuel bundle assembly, wherein a fuel bundle assembly lifting load is carried by load bearing members including certain of the fuel rods or by the at least one water rod; a plurality of spacers axially spaced along the at least one water rod and including means for laterally supporting each of the fuel rods; and a handle bar assembly at the upper end of the fuel bundle assembly connected to the load bearing members such that the plurality of non-load bearing fuel rods are supported only by the lower tie plate and the plurality of spacers.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Small molecule inhibitors of kynurenine-3-monooxygenase
Display apparatus
Multiple secure elements in mobile electronic device with near field communication capability
Display control device, display control method, and touchpad input system
Quinoline compounds and their use for treating viral infection
Liquid low temperature injection molding process
Functional component compensation reconfiguration system and method
  Randomly Featured Patents
Table
Process for foam production using carbon dioxide dissolved under pressure
Rear view projection system
Malfunction detector
Concurrent transmission of multiple signals in a wireless network
Electronic component with UV-cured coating
Method and apparatus automatic call-back
Surveying of boreholes
Antenna system having a plurality of fundamental resonances
LED Christmas tree for drag racing starting and timing