Conference Papers

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2018
UKAEA-CCFE-CP(18)12
30th Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT), Giardini Naxos, Messina, Sicily, 16-21 September 2018

RACE has been developing a concept design for the remote maintenance system for the EUROfusion DEMO powerplant. Within the DEMO tokamak, tritium breeding blankets will require periodic replacement which is currently designed to utilize the upper vertical ports at the top of the vacuum vessel. This operation will be challenging due to the scale of t…

Preprint Published
2018
UKAEA-CCFE-CP(18)08
27th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, Ahmedabad, India, 22-27 October 2018

The development of fusion as a viable power source is moving from the science driven design of experimental devices to the engineering design considerations required to develop a feasible power plant. An effective maintenance plan is essential because the time in maintenance is potentially very large. To be effective a maintenance plan must be o…

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