TITLE

ASR Cracks at Seabrook Plant Generate a Series of Tests

AUTHOR(S)
Knapschaefer, Johanna
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;6/4/2012, Vol. 268 Issue 16, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the response of NextEra Energy Resources LLC to the concrete cracks discovered from an alkali-silica reaction (ASR) in five safety-related structures at New Hampshire's Seabrook nuclear powerplant. It notes that the company has launched several ASR studies as part of a comprehensive corrective action plan. It adds that Seabrook is the first nuclear facility to discover and report evidence of ASR.
ACCESSION #
77369339

 

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