Sumy NPO to supply next batch of equipment for spent nuclear fuel facility two at Chornobyl NPP
Public joint-stock company Sumy Machine-Building Science and Production Association (Sumy NPO) will supply a large batch of glide pads as part of the implementation of the project to build spent nuclear fuel facility two at Chornobyl nuclear power plant (NPP), the press service of the enterprise reported on Wednesday.
Under the contract which cost is not disclosed 1,876 items in two sizes will be supplied. The items will be delivered in several stages: the first batch at the end of March and the final batch –in June and July.
In 2016, Sumy NPO manufactured packages of embedded elements and metal structures, as well as four door units, one of which is meant for isolation of a concrete module, and the rest of them are intermediate units.
Last summer an additional contract was signed to produce another air-tight stainless steel door structure weighting near 1 tonne. The equipment has already been manufactured and soon will be shipped to the facility.
Sumy Machine-Building Science and Production Association is one of the biggest producers in Europe of gas re-pumping units and outfitted compressor stations for various uses: centrifugal, vacuum, and chemical pumps, and centrifuges and other equipment for the chemicals gas and oil-refining industries.