10 CFR 50.60, Acceptance Criteria for Fracture Prevention Measures for Lightwater Nuclear Power Reactors for Normal Operation

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Acceptance criteria for fracture prevention measures for lightwater nuclear power reactors for normal operation


(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, all light-water nuclear power reactors, other than reactor facilities for which the certifications required under § 50.82(a)(1) have been submitted, must meet the fracture toughness and material surveillance program requirements for the reactor coolant pressure boundary set forth in appendices G and H to this part.


(b) Proposed alternatives to the described requirements in Appendices G and H of this part or portions thereof may be used when an exemption is granted by the Commission under § 50.12.

Federal Register

[[[FR::http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getpage.cgi?dbname=1983_register&page=24009&position=1%7C48 FR 24009, May 27, 1983]], as amended at [[FR::http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getpage.cgi?dbname=1985_register&page=50777&position=1%7C50 FR 50777, Dec. 12, 1985]]; [[FR::http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getpage.cgi?dbname=1996_register&page=39300&position=1%7C61 FR 39300, July 29, 1996]]]

External Links

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