Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. (KHNP) has chosen Dresser Masoneilan to supply control valves for the Shin Kori reactors which are currently under construction near Pusan, South Korea. Dresser Masoneilan will provide control valves and supply operational service and support for estimated 60-year life of the reactors. Shin Kori 3 and 4 are of KHNP’s APR1400 reactor design. The 1400MW reactors are due to become operational in 2013 and 2014, respectively.
“Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power’s selection of Dresser Masoneilan as the preferred control valve supplier is a testament to the quality of our products and the excellent technical and field support we have provided our customer for more than 25 years,” said Hiro Fujisawa, president, Asia Pacific region, Dresser Inc. “This installation reinforces Dresser’s position as a trusted technology leader and expert in advanced mission-critical applications, such as this industry first for nuclear power.”