Photo news: Westinghouse installs roofs at Chinese AP1000s

6 January 2014

Westinghouse has released a series of photos showing the lifting and setting of the roofs for the shield buildings at the Sanmen and Haiyang AP1000s in China, which was completed towards the end of 2013.

Installation of the Conical Rooft at Haiyang 1 Westinghouse AP1000 in China on 15 December 2013 (Copyright Westinghouse)

The lift and set of the conical roofs for Sanmen and Haiyang Units 1 was carried out by the Joint Project Management Organization (JPMO), formed by a group of experts from Westinghouse, CB&I and China's State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC).

Westinghouse and its consortium team CB&I and China's SNPTC successfully set the shield building conical roof on Unit 1 of the Sanmen AP1000 on 23 November 2013 (Credit: Westinghouse)

Westinghouse and its consortium team CB&I and China's SNPTC successfully set the shield building conical roof on Unit 1 of the Sanmen AP1000 on 23 November 2013.

Westinghouse and its consortium team CB&I and China's SNPTC successfully set the shield building conical roof on Unit 1 of the Sanmen AP1000 on 23 November 2013 (Source: Westinghouse)

The weight of the conical roof and other steel structural modules was around 780 tons.

Haiyang AP1000 conical roof installation 15 December 2013 (Source: Westinghouse)

The conical roof was set at China's Haiyang 1 AP1000 on 15 December, in under two hours.

Westinghouse and its consortium team CB&I and China's SNPTC successfully set the shield building conical roof on Unit 1 of the Haiyang AP1000 on 15 December 2013.

The Haiyang 1 AP1000 is under construction in China's Shandong province. It is one of four AP1000 pressurized water reactors that Westinghouse and CB&I are building in China, under a landmark contract signed in 2007.

 


All photos are courtesy Westinghouse



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