Contact

Dr. Gunter Gerbeth
Director Institute of Fluid Dynamics
g.gerbethAthzdr.de
Phone: +49 351 260 - 3480, 3484
Fax: +49 351 260 - 3440

Dr. Gerd Mutschke
Institute of Fluid Dynamics
g.mutschkeAthzdr.de
Phone: +49 351 260 - 2480
Fax: +49 351 260 - 12480

Petra Vetter
Secretary Institute of Fluid Dynamics
p.vetterAthzdr.de
Phone: +49 351 260 - 3480
Fax: 13480, 3440

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Corrosion test facility (KorrVA)

Experimental investigation of corrosion processes, transport and deposition of corrosion products during loss-of-coolant accidents (LOCA) in pressurized water reactors (PWR)

Korrosionsversuchsstand KorrVA

Corrosion test facility (KorrVA)

Specifications

Temperature range: 20 … 70°C

Flow rate leak: 0 … 600 L/h

Bath capacity: 50 L

Computer-aided measurement data logging of:

  • flow rate
  • temperatures
  • head losses across retaining components
  • system pressure
  • liquid conductivity

Simulation of hot-spots inside the core by electrically heatable cladding tube

Scheme

Corrosion test facility (KorrVA)