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Application of Outer Surface Irradiated Laser Stress Improvement Process (L-SIP) to Pressurizer as Residual Stress Improvement Method for Alloy 600 PWSCC Mitigation

[+] Author Affiliations
Takeshi Ueda, Koji Okimura, Kazuhiro Wakabayashi, Takashi Akaba

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Kobe, Japan

Kazuhiko Kamo, Takahiro Ohta

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Takasago, Japan

Paper No. ICONE16-48379, pp. 575-579; 5 pages
doi:10.1115/ICONE16-48379
From:
  • 16th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering
  • Volume 1: Plant Operations, Maintenance, Installations and Life Cycle; Component Reliability and Materials Issues; Advanced Applications of Nuclear Technology; Codes, Standards, Licensing and Regulatory Issues
  • Orlando, Florida, USA, May 11–15, 2008
  • Conference Sponsors: Nuclear Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4814-0 | eISBN: 0-7918-3820-X
  • Copyright © 2008 by ASME

abstract

Improvement of residual stress is effective in a countermeasure to deal with the stress corrosion cracks in pipe welds. A irradiated laser stress improvement process (L-SIP) will be introduced as a method to improve residual stress inside steel pipes. This work method is to improve inner surface residual stress from tensile stress to compressive stress by irradiating laser beam around the welds of steel pipe and utilizing the temperature differences between inner and outer surface. Recently this method is applied to PWR pressurizer surge nozzle on TRUGA unit 2.

Copyright © 2008 by ASME
Topics: Lasers , Alloys , Stress

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