News Releases

Westinghouse Creates and Installs Industry’s First 3D-Printed Fuel Debris Filter for Nuclear Power Plants

Västerås, Sweden – June 13, 2022 – Westinghouse installed its StrongHold® AM 3D-printed nuclear fuel debris filters in two Nordic Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) units – Olkiluoto 2 in Finland, and Oskarshamn 3 in Sweden – to further improve the plants’ operational reliability.

Westinghouse Installs First-of-a-Kind 3D-printed Fuel Component Inside Commercial Nuclear Reactor

May 4, 2020 –Westinghouse Electric Company announced today a 3D-printed thimble plugging device was successfully installed in Exelon’s Byron Unit 1 nuclear plant during their spring refueling outage. It is a first-of-a-kind installation for the nuclear industry.

Advancing our Manufacturing Capabilities to Meet Your Component Needs

Breaking the mold? Try eliminating the mold altogether.

Through innovative techniques like 3D printing, hot isostatic pressing and diffusion bonding, Westinghouse is developing and deploying advanced manufacturing technologies to realize cost and lead-time reductions, and enable next-generation solutions for energy generation. Explore some of our enhanced capabilities below.

Westinghouse and Partners Win $7.5 Million for Nuclear Innovation From the Department of Energy

Cranberry Township, Pa., July 13, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected Westinghouse Electric Company LLC and university research partners to receive a total of $7.5 million in funding to advance nuclear innovation in a number of areas.