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Corrosion resistance in molten salt environments

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VCU is developing metal treatments to increase corrosion resistance in molten salt systems, improving cost-efficiency and reducing waste. The post Corrosion resistance in molten salt environments appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Canada investing $20M in Terrestrial Energy to support development of Integral Molten Salt SMR

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Canada investing $20M in Terrestrial Energy to support development of Integral Molten Salt SMR. Navdeep Bains, announced a $20 million investment in Terrestrial Energy to accelerate development of the company’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) power plant. The IMSR uses molten salt as coolant and fuel.

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KHNP, Samsung Heavy and Seaborg to develop compact molten salt reactor-based floating nuclear power plants

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Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP), Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and Seaborg Technologies announced a consortium to develop floating nuclear power plants with Seaborg Technologies’ compact molten salt reactor (CMSR) technology.

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Los Alamos Lab to lead $9.25M project to model materials behavior in molten salt reactors

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This project will advance modeling the behavior and properties of structure materials under molten salt conditions. The project aims to understand and anticipate the couplings between corrosion and irradiation effects at the atomistic scale in a variety of metals exposed to molten salt in a reactor. Total funding is $9.25

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ACU’s NEXT Lab submits application to NRC to build molten-salt research reactor

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Abilene Christian University’s (ACU) Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing (NEXT) Lab submitted an application for a construction permit for a molten-salt research reactor (MSRR) with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Earlier post.).

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Samsung Heavy to partner with KAREI to develop molten-salt reactor floating power plants and nuclear-powered ships

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SHI has signed a Molten-Salt Reactor (MSR) development and joint research agreement with the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI), Korea’s only comprehensive nuclear research and development institute. MW th MSR from 1965 to 1969 in the Molten-Salt Reactor Experiment (MSRE).

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DOE awards $500K to mitigate residual stress and improve corrosion resistance for molten salt reactors

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The high-temperature corrosion of molten salts presents a unique challenge for the application of structural materials. Proposed strategies include depositing metallic or ceramic coatings to improve corrosion resistance of Ni-based alloys and stainless steels in hot molten salts.