Plant Life Management

Containment swap picture diary

22 May 2009

Beaver Valley estimates it saved $50 million by using one (large) hole to swap out three steam generators and the reactor vessel head of its unit 1 reactor in 2005-6.

See the work step-by-step.

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The big swap-out

Cutting rebar Cutting rebar
Plate comes out Plate comes out
Original steam generators leave the building Original steam generators leave the building
Steam generators arrive Steam generators arrive
First vessel head goes in First vessel head goes in

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