Nuclear / Debris Intrusion

Debris Intrusion

Background/BenefitsFAI Flume Facility

Fauske & Associates, LLC’s (FAI) hydraulics testing laboratory is configured to examine the influence of debris that can accumulate at the suction point of recirculation systems. 

Solutions/Expertise

FAI’s experienced engineers and facilities offer testing services that include:

  • Containment sump testing in support of GS-191 resolution
  • In-house flume facility for debris erosion rate quantification and debris interceptor design/validation testing
  • Chemical effects testing including screening of candidate alternate buffer chemicals
  • Experimental quantification of vortex correlations for plant and system specific correlations
  • Vortex suppressor design and validation for piping systems and tanks