Life Cycle Test for Coatings of the ITER Vacuum Vessel Supports

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Design of test setup for coating test of ITER vessel supports (CAD)
Design of test setup for coating test of ITER vessel supports (CAD)

Design of 2-axis load introduction mechanism (CAD)
Design of 2-axis load introduction mechanism (CAD)

Sample specimen before/after test
Sample specimen before/after test

  • Investigation of coating materials for the ITER vacuum vessel supports (vacuum vessel mass: 10.000.000 kg)
  • Elaboration of test campaign and modification of the friction test facility
  • Boundary conditions for the test set-up:
    • Temperature: RT to 200°C (electric and water heating)
    • vacuum: 1e-6mbar
    • Force: up to  900kN
    • Friction force: up to 200kN
    • Sensors: mechanical, thermal and acoustic
  • Performance of qualification test for the Korean National Fusion Research Institute (NFRI) in collaboration with ITER Organisation and the Korean Domestic Agency (KO DA)

Project details

Core competencies: Fusion Research
Program: ITER
Customers: National Fusion Research Institute Korea (NFRI), ITER Korea (KODA)

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