21 Nuclear Reactors May Have Failing Reactor Vessels
The Belgian Doel 3 nuclear reactor was put into an extended shutdown after possible cracks were found in the reactor pressure vessel. Ultrasonic testing during a mandatory 10 year check found the possible cracks. The operator intends to do additional testing. If the reactor is found to be cracked it could be permanently taken out of service. This finding also raises concerns about the other 21 units made by Rotterdam Dry Docks while the company was in operation.
Some of the other units that were made by Rotterdam include:
N Anna 2
A number of these units have had issues with the steel that caused concerns or additional inspections.
This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team
Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org
© 2011-2023 SimplyInfo.org, Fukuleaks.org All Rights Reserved Content cited, quoted etc. from other sources is under the respective rights of that content owner. If you are viewing this page on any website other than http://www.simplyinfo.org (or http://www.fukuleaks.org) it may be plagiarized, please let us know. If you wish to reproduce any of our content in full or in more than a phrase or quote, please contact us first to obtain permission.