Engineering Aspects of Dresden Unit 1 Chemical Cleaning

  • W. S. Lange
  • T. L. Snyder


Dresden Unit 1 is the first privately financed nuclear power reactor to be built in the United States. Dresden 1 began commercial power operation in April, 1960. It is a General Electric designed dual-cycle boiling water reactor with a thermal power of 700 MWt and a design electrical output of 207 MWe. The primary system consists almost entirely of 304 stainless steel.


Storage Tank Primary System Vinyl Ester Decontamination Factor Chemical Cleaning 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. S. Lange
    • 1
  • T. L. Snyder
    • 2
  1. 1.Station Nuclear Engineering DepartmentCommonwealth Edison CompanyChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Catalytic Inc.PhiladelphiaUSA

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