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PHTS Filter Booster Pump

Primary Heat Transfer System Filter Booster Pump for the Tokamak Cooling Water System

The ITER Tokamak Cooling Water System (TCWS) provides removal of heat from the Tokamak components and supports maintenance services by performing draining and drying operations. To perform the intended functions, TCWS consists of Primary Heat Removal Systems (PHTS) of the Integrated Blanket, Elm-coils, and Divertor (IBED), Vacuum Vessel (VV) and Neutral Beam Injectors (NBI). TCWS also has several supporting systems that include the Drying and Refilling system, the Drying system, and Chemistry and Volume Control system.

The VV PHTS provides cooling and baking services by supplying demineralized water to the main channels of the Vacuum Vessel, field joints, port extensions and port stub extension field joints at the lower ports, and the neutral beam port extensions. The VV PHTS is designed to provide the primary confinement for Activated Corrosion Products and tritium entrained in the cooling water outside the Vacuum Vessel and maintains leak tight integrity during all operating modes.

The Filter Booster Pump is part of the VV PHTS volume control loop which provides flowrate and pressure required for the operation of VV PHTS mechanical filters. This piece of equipment is being procured by US ITER and delivered to the ITER facility in Cadarache, France.


RFP Projected Date: November 2018

Projected Award Date: January 2019

$ Estimate: <$500k

Point of Contact:
Terri Cleveland

Last Updated: August 30, 2018 - 12:26 pm