Decontaminating Nuclear Reactors with Removable Polyurea

From JPCL, October 2019

By Timothy Wedow, Master-Lee Energy Services Corp.

Why would anyone want a coating system to detach from the surface? This article describes how a removable polyurea is used to decontaminate nuclear reactors during scheduled shutdowns. The coating captures contaminants, protecting workers, increasing their productivity time and reducing outage time, all of which lowers the overall cost associated with a reactor outage....

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Tagged categories: Coating Materials; Environmental Protection; Nuclear Power Plants; Paint application; Paint Removal; Polyurea; Safety

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