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Tank Closure Cesium Removal

March 11, 2019 by Westinghouse Electric Company

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Westinghouse Electric Company is pleased that the Tank Closure Cesium Removal (TCCR) unit supplied to the Savannah River Site (SRS) in South Carolina, U.S. for the tank closure demonstration project has proven successful following initial operation.

#WeAreWestinghouse: National Apprenticeship Week 2019

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The week of March 4-8, 2019 is the 12th annual National Apprenticeship Week in the United Kingdom.

It is a week that highlights the benefits of apprenticeships to individuals, employers and the economy. At Westinghouse in Springfields, our Apprenticeship Training Program has a storied history spanning nearly 70 years.

Returning Your Power to Get Your Plants Online Faster with Predictable Test Durations

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Before a nuclear power plant can return to full power following a refueling outage, low power physics testing is performed to ensure the newly constructed core represents the designed core. In order to help our customers get their units back online, Westinghouse utilizes our Dynamic Rod Worth Measurement (DRWM™) technique to accurately and quickly measure control rod worths.

Addressing Guide Card Wear

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As plants reach their 50-year milestones, the degradation of components is an increasing concern. Guide cards, housed inside control rod guide tubes, ensure that Rod Control Cluster Assemblies (RCCAs) will insert properly during a reactor trip. Guide card wear is an expected aging phenomenon; however, several key factors can play a part in increasing the speed of degradation and therefore your risk of shutdown impact or potential safety issues.

Westinghouse Technical Leader Development Program

February 22, 2018 by Westinghouse Electric Company

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At Westinghouse, our technical leaders are important contributors to our daily operations and to our future, as they help to drive the creation of advanced technology across the company in their areas of expertise.