Reactor End Shields

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Reactor Head (Roof Slab) for PFBR Reactors

Reactor Heads or End-Shields are used to prevent the direct radiation field that comes from the reactor’s core region. Heavy water is circulated within End-Shield system to remove the heat generated by the radiation

L&T has manufactured and delivered more than 30 reactor heads to cater the need of Indian Nuclear Power programme.

The Roof Slab is installed as the head on the reactor main vessel to mount the reactivity control devices in PFBR design. Manufacturing of Roof Slab involves Stainless Steel Fabrication with flatness requirement of ± 12mm in ~13 meter diameter. L&T is the only organisation in India to manufacture Roof Slabs.