Nuclear Regulatory Commission August 11, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Alternate Fracture Toughness Requirements for Protection Against Pressurized Thermal Shock Events
Document Number: E8-18429
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-08-11
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering the adoption of provisions regarding applicability of the rule and new provisions regarding procedures to perform surveillance data checks related to the updated fracture toughness requirements for protection against pressurized thermal shock (PTS) events for pressurized water reactor (PWR) pressure vessels. The NRC is considering these provisions as an alternative to the provisions previously noticed for public comment on October 3, 2007 (72 FR 56275).