Tagged: ORNL


USNC Licenses 3D Printing for Reactor Component Manufacture

The ORNL-developed process prints refractive materials – materials which are highly resistant to extreme heat and degradation – using binder jet printing as the additive manufacturing technique, combined with a ceramic production process called...


3D-Printed Components in Service at TVA Reactor

Four first-of-a-kind 3D-printed fuel assembly channel fasteners have been installed and are now under routine operating conditions at unit 2 of the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA’s) Browns Ferry nuclear power plant in Alabama. The...