SSTC NRS Joined Factory Acceptance Testing of Centralized SFSF Equipment

In February 2018, representatives of the State Scientific and Technical Center for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (SSTC NRS) participated in the factory acceptance testing of equipment of the Centralized Spent Fuel Storage Facility (Centralized SFSF). The testing was carried out at the Holtec Manufacturing Division (HMD) in Monroeville (Pennsylvania, USA).

During the activities, experts of the Holtec Manufacturing Division, representatives of the Energoatom Company and the SSTC NRS tested refueling container HI-TRAC-190 and its lifting devices, radiation shield of НІ-ТRAC-190, lifting devices of the multipurpose container and appliance for its internal lid lifting. All types of activities envisaged by the testing programs of the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine have been conducted in full.

The factory acceptance testing of Centralized SFSF equipment confirmed that the structure and components of equipment and their quality comply with requirements of the technical specifications.


Tetiana Verbytska, SSTC NRS