Sandia Pulse Reactor Facility Critical Experiment (Burnup Credit Critical Experiment) (SPR-III CE (BUCCX))

Sandia National Laboratory, New Mexico



Institution
Sandia National Laboratory
Name
Sandia Pulse Reactor Facility Critical Experiment (Burnup Credit Critical Experiment) (SPR-III CE (BUCCX))
Building
SPR at TA-V
Reactor
Secondary Type
No Secondary Type Defined
Tertiary Type
No Tertiary Type Defined
Core Functions
Criticality testing to validate computer models and assumptions used in safety calculations.
Unique Functions
To Prove with experiments and computer models that spent fuel can be used in a reactor for the NRC. This will save on packaging and handling of spent fuel
Hotwork Facilities
No Hotwork Facilities Defined
Support Equipment
part of NUFAC at Sandia
Radiological Limit
<100mr/hr @ 30cm
Materials Allowed
beta/gamma only
Sample Encapsulation
No Sample Encapsulation Defined
Atmosphere
water
Commissioning Date
2007
Recent Upgrade
No Recent Upgrade Defined
RAM License
Department of Energy
License End Date
2099
Docket Number
0
User Facility
No
GAIN Partner
No
NSUF Partner
Yes
NE Use Percentage
No NE Use Percentage Defined
Utilization Hours
No Utilization Hours Defined
Number Of Users
No Number Of Users Defined
Number Of Staff
No Number Of Staff Defined
Point Of Contact
Kenneth Reil
Website URL
sandia.gov/research/facilities/sandia_pulsed_reactor_facility.html
Date Of Data
June 19, 2019