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Testing of AP1000 Coolant Pump – nuclear matters

Testing of AP1000 Coolant Pump – nuclear matters

Curtiss-Wright EMD, a business unit of the Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, is the world's premier designer/builder of reactor coolant pumps, having produced more than 350 pumps for the existing commercial nuclear reactor fleet and over 1200 for the U.S. Navy.

Test success for AP1000 reactor coolant pump - ScienceDirect

Test success for AP1000 reactor coolant pump - ScienceDirect

Apr 01, 2012 · Curtiss-Wright will build 16 RCPs for the first two AP1000 plants in China at its expanded EMD facility in Cheswick. Each plant is supported by two AP1000 reactors, while each reactor holds four reactor coolant pumps. Sanmen 1 is the flagship AP1000 reactor, with seven more reactors already under construction in China and the US: one more at .

Curtiss-Wright 2012 Annual Report — Transforming Nuclear Power

Curtiss-Wright 2012 Annual Report — Transforming Nuclear Power

The AP1000 reactor coolant pump is representative of the type of transformational engineering Curtiss‑Wright brings to the commercial nuclear power industry. Transforming Nuclear Power. Curtiss‑Wright developed the canned motor pumps used in the nation's first nuclear submarine, as well as in the first commercial nuclear power plant in 1957.

Test success for AP1000 reactor coolant pump - ScienceDirect

Test success for AP1000 reactor coolant pump - ScienceDirect

Apr 01, 2012 · Curtiss-Wright will build 16 RCPs for the first two AP1000 plants in China at its expanded EMD facility in Cheswick. Each plant is supported by two AP1000 reactors, while each reactor holds four reactor coolant pumps. Sanmen 1 is the flagship AP1000 reactor, with seven more reactors already under construction in China and the US: one more at .

AP1000 - Wikipedia

AP1000 - Wikipedia

In March 2019 Sanmen Unit 2 was shut down because of a reactor coolant pump defect. A replacement pump has been shipped from the U.S. by Curtiss-Wright. There have been previous problems with these pumps, with several pumps returned from China. The pumps are the largest hermetically sealed pumps used in a nuclear reactor.

AP1000 pumps China-bound again - World Nuclear News

AP1000 pumps China-bound again - World Nuclear News

Aug 15, 2013 · Each AP1000 employs four main reactor coolant pumps, which circulate reactor coolant through the core, loop piping and steam generators. The pumps were manufactured by Curtiss-Wright and initially passed qualification testing in June 2012 at Curtiss-Wright Flow Control business segment's Electro-Mechanical Division (CW-EMD) facility in Cheswick, Pennsylvania.

US-designed Chinese nuclear reactor forced to shut by pump .

US-designed Chinese nuclear reactor forced to shut by pump .

The reactor coolant pumps, which move coolant around the primary cooling circuit of the reactor, are the largest so-called "canned pumps" to ever be used in a nuclear reactor. The hermetically sealed pumps are designed to operate without leakage and contain a sealed motor system. Sounds like Curtiss-wright with their safety relief problems.

Curtiss-Wright Says One Reactor Coolant Pump In China .

Curtiss-Wright Says One Reactor Coolant Pump In China .

Responding to a media report discussing a potential issue with one of the reactor coolant pumps at the Sanmen 2 AP1000 nuclear reactor in China, Curtiss-Wright Corp. said that one of the four reactor coolant pumps located at the Sanmen 2 reactor in China unexpectedly tripped and shut down upon the detection of a reactor coolant pump fault.At this time, the root-cause of this situation .

AP1000® RCP Reaches Full Qualification

AP1000® RCP Reaches Full Qualification

Curtiss-Wright conducted the testing and inspection at its Electro-Mechanical Division (EMD) facility in Cheswick, Pennsylvania. (USA). "Conclusion of the reactor coolant pump testing program is a major milestone in the delivery of the world's first AP1000 plant. The rigor and discipline applied throughout the testing process demonstrate .

NRC: Event Notification Report for June 30, 2017

NRC: Event Notification Report for June 30, 2017

Jun 30, 2017 · "Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical Corporation (CW-EMD) submitted an interim report concerning a deviation in the AP1000 Reactor Coolant Pump casing via letter EMD-GM-17-02, dated January 12, 2017. This letter updates the status of the investigation. "1. Extent of condition evaluation has been completed.

Federal Register :: Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical .

Federal Register :: Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical .

Nov 21, 2019 · Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical Corporation October 23, 2019. October 29, 2019. XR177/01 11006121 ML19304A061: Nuclear reactor equipment consisting of reactor coolant pumps (RCPs), as described in paragraph 4; and related minor reactor components, as described in .

Code of Federal Regulations

Code of Federal Regulations

Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical Division . 1000 Wright Way . Cheswick, PA 15024 . SUBJECT: NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION VENDOR INSPECTION OF . The safety function of the Reactor Coolant Pump when power is removed is to provide coastdown flow to maintain adequate core cooling. The flywheel enclosure is part of the

Curtiss-Wright Provides Update on AP1000 Reactor Coolant Pumps

Curtiss-Wright Provides Update on AP1000 Reactor Coolant Pumps

Apr 01, 2019 · Curtiss-Wright has learned that one of the four reactor coolant pumps located at the Sanmen 2 reactor in China unexpectedly tripped and shut down upon the detection of a reactor coolant pump fault. At this time, the root-cause of this situation, presently limited to a single RCP, is unknown and we are in the process of evaluating the cause(s .

Curtiss-Wright Provides Update on AP1000 Reactor Coolant Pumps

Curtiss-Wright Provides Update on AP1000 Reactor Coolant Pumps

Curtiss-Wright has learned that one of the four reactor coolant pumps located at the Sanmen 2 reactor in China unexpectedly tripped and shut down upon the detection of a reactor coolant pump .

Curtiss-Wright to provide 16 reactor coolant pumps for .

Curtiss-Wright to provide 16 reactor coolant pumps for .

Jan 05, 2016 · Curtiss-Wright expects to ship the remaining 12 RCPs under this original China contract during 2016. The RCPs, which circulate coolant water throughout the reactor, are the largest canned motor pumps ever designed and manufactured by Curtiss-Wright.

Curtiss-Wright Gets Green Light On Reactor Coolant Pumps .

Curtiss-Wright Gets Green Light On Reactor Coolant Pumps .

Oct 29, 2015 · Curtiss-Wright Gets Green Light On Reactor Coolant Pumps. . getting a green-light for the manufacturing and shipment of the reactor coolant pumps for that plant, which leads to construction and .

Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical Corp., Redacted Reply to .

Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical Corp., Redacted Reply to .

CURTISS­ WRIGHT 17-APK-007 To: K. Schreurs Cc: R. Krchnavy R. Persia S. Seymour B. Houston EMO Curtiss-Wright 1000 Wright Way • Cheswick, PA 15024 Phone: 724.275.5000 May 22, 2017 Subject: Technical Justification for Use of Alloy 600 Type Weld Filler Material on AP1000 Reactor Coolant Pump Flywheels 1.0 Introduction

Diseconomy of scale - world's largest canned-motor reactor .

Diseconomy of scale - world's largest canned-motor reactor .

Jan 01, 2013 · Curtiss-Wright Flow Control – EMD and Westinghouse Electric Company LLC say they are continuing testing of the world's largest canned-motor reactor coolant pump (RCP) for the AP1000. During testing on 13 May, testing of the AP1000 pressurized water reactor RCP was successfully completed in ambient operating conditions.

Curtiss-Wright to provide 16 reactor coolant pumps for .

Curtiss-Wright to provide 16 reactor coolant pumps for .

Curtiss-Wright to provide 16 reactor coolant pumps for Chinese AP1000 nuclear power plants, Shanghai Suoto Pump Industrial Co., Ltd. Tel: +86 (0)21 34555005 34555008 Email: [email protected]

US8590419B2 - Reactor coolant pump flywheel - Google Patents

US8590419B2 - Reactor coolant pump flywheel - Google Patents

A flywheel for a pump, and in particular a flywheel having a number of high density segments for use in a nuclear reactor coolant pump. The flywheel includes an inner member and an outer member. A number of high density segments are provided between the inner and outer members. The high density segments may be formed from a tungsten based alloy.

AP1000® RCP Reaches Full Qualification

AP1000® RCP Reaches Full Qualification

Curtiss-Wright conducted the testing and inspection at its Electro-Mechanical Division (EMD) facility in Cheswick, Pennsylvania. (USA). "Conclusion of the reactor coolant pump testing program is a major milestone in the delivery of the world's first AP1000 plant. The rigor and discipline applied throughout the testing process demonstrate .

Curtiss-Wright Corporation: Curtiss-Wright Awarded .

Curtiss-Wright Corporation: Curtiss-Wright Awarded .

Curtiss-Wright Corporation: Curtiss-Wright Awarded Contracts in Excess of 450 Million to Provide Reactor Coolant Pumps for AP1000® Nuclear Power Plants in China

Federal Register :: Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical .

Federal Register :: Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical .

Nov 21, 2019 · Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical Corporation October 23, 2019. October 29, 2019. XR177/01 11006121 ML19304A061: Nuclear reactor equipment consisting of reactor coolant pumps (RCPs), as described in paragraph 4; and related minor reactor components, as described in paragraph .

AP1000® RCP Reaches Full Qualification - MRO Magazine

AP1000® RCP Reaches Full Qualification - MRO Magazine

Oct 28, 2015 · Curtiss-Wright conducted the testing and inspection at its Electro-Mechanical Division (EMD) facility in Cheswick, Pennsylvania. (USA). "Conclusion of the reactor coolant pump testing program is a major milestone in the delivery of the world's first AP1000 plant. The rigor and discipline applied throughout the testing process demonstrate .

Richard Donegan - Retired Sr. Manufacturing Engineer .

Richard Donegan - Retired Sr. Manufacturing Engineer .

• Led the engineering efforts towards manufacture, assembly and shipment on a multi-million dollar Coolant Purification Pump (Navy) project for EPD, a Curtiss Wright Division. Show more Show .

Westinghouse, Curtiss-Wright test AP1000 reactor coolant pump

Westinghouse, Curtiss-Wright test AP1000 reactor coolant pump

Pittsburgh, April 17, 2012 — Westinghouse Electric Co., Curtiss-Wright Corp., and the State Nuclear Power and Technology Corp. of China completed the design, manufacture and qualification of the lead AP1000 Reactor Coolant Pump. Curtiss-Wright performed qualification of the RCP at its Flow Control business segment's electromechanical division facility in Cheswick, Pa.

Successful testing of AP1000 reactor coolant pumps .

Successful testing of AP1000 reactor coolant pumps .

Curtiss-Wright EMD is a leading designer/builder of reactor coolant pumps, having produced more than 350 pumps for the existing commercial nuclear reactor fleet. Sixteen RCPs for the four Chinese AP1000 reactors will be built in the Western Pennsylvania plant in the USA.

Federal Register :: Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical .

Federal Register :: Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical .

Nov 21, 2019 · Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical Corporation October 23, 2019. October 29, 2019. XR177/01 11006121 ML19304A061: Nuclear reactor equipment consisting of reactor coolant pumps (RCPs), as described in paragraph 4; and related minor reactor components, as described in .

Time-Lapse Video: First AP1000 Reactor Coolant Pump .

Time-Lapse Video: First AP1000 Reactor Coolant Pump .

Apr 18, 2016 · Monday, Georgia Power announced the latest milestone in the construction of the expansion of Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Georgia with the delivery of the first reactor coolant pump for the project.

Curtiss-Wright Provides Update on AP1000 Reactor Coolant Pumps

Curtiss-Wright Provides Update on AP1000 Reactor Coolant Pumps

Apr 01, 2019 · Curtiss-Wright Provides Update on AP1000 Reactor Coolant Pumps Business Wire DAVIDSON, N.C. -- April 1, 2019 Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced the following in response to a .