CCNPP saves with heat trace results

November 1997
Power Engineering;Nov97, Vol. 101 Issue 11, p177
Trade Publication
Focuses on the several problems of the mineral-insulated heat trace cable of the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant (CCNPP) applied with Thermon cement as a heat transfer medium used to keep boric acid in solution. Difficulties of system component maintenance; Replacement of the heat trace system with components not requiring mineral-insulated cable and Thermon cement; CCNPP's use of Delta-Therms Powertrace heating cable.


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