Ikata (Japan)

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2* 540 MW PWR constructed by MHI , 1 * 850 MW PWR ; operation since 1977/81 and 1994

Facilities in Ikata

plantreactor typconstruction startoperation startshut down
Ikata-1PWR19731977
Ikata-2PWR19781981
Ikata-3PWR19901994
2005-05-12

"In Ikata-3 an abnormal noise was noticed during inspection of a chiller used for air conditioning. Flaws were found in the suction portion of the impellers and in the seal ring."
(source: http://cnic.jp/english/)

2002-06-20

"Containment vessel off-gasses monitoring system in Ikata-2 stopped due to filtration system being stuck."
(source: http://cnic.jp/english/)

2002-05-31

"Leak found at heat exchange tube of feedwater heater during periodic inspection of Ikata-3."
(source: http://cnic.jp/english/)

2002-04-18

"Primary coolant pump in Ikata-1 shut down due to reactor containment sump water level increased alarm followed primary coolant pump shaft oscillation increased alarm during periodic inspection."
(source: http://cnic.jp/english/)

2001-09-08

145 cracks found on reactor core monitor housing tubes due to chloride induced stress corrosion cracking during periodic inspection of Ikata-2.
(source: http://cnic.jp/english/)

1997-06-05

Slightly radioactive boric acid solution leaked out of a waste tank of one of the nuclear reactors at its Ikata PP.
About 5 cubic meters of boric acid solution overflowed from a waste tank onto the floor of the building housing the storage tank.

1995-05-29

89 SG tubes found damaged during inspection.

1992-05-08

Fuel rod clad damage found during inspection

1989-06-13

Damage to 12 SG tubes and damage to primary coolant pump outlet vane bolts found during inspection. 22 of the 48 bolts had developed cracks.