El enfriamiento, calentamiento, limpieza y separación de fluidos y gases son procesos críticos en las centrales nucleares. Los sectores excepcionalmente exigentes para la seguridad, como éste, requieren un amplio know-how de principio a fin, experiencia de muchos años y equipos eficientes desde el punto de vista energético. Los proveedores de energía nuclear de más de 20 países utilizan los equipos de Alfa Laval por motivos de seguridad, eficiencia, control de costes y tiempo de actividad.
Optimizing nuclear power generation
Nuclear power plays a vital role in supplying the world’s electricity, and Alfa Laval plays a vital role as trusted partner to the nuclear power industry. Alfa Laval has a proven track record of more than 50 years of experience in supplying expertise, equipment and services to nuclear power plants around the world.
To help nuclear plant owners realize maximum return on investment, Alfa Laval offers a broad portfolio of cooling, heating, cleaning and separation equipment and services for power plants. Our products make nuclear plants safer, more reliable, easier to operate and less expensive to maintain. In fact, Alfa Laval plate heat exchangers installed some 30 years ago are still in operation supporting highly efficient cooling processes while requiring minimal maintenance.
More than 150 nuclear plants in over 20 countries use Alfa Laval equipment in critical processes. Whether inside the nuclear island, in the turbine island or in auxiliary and balance of plant systems, all Alfa Laval equipment for nuclear plants complies with international, regional and local standards and requirements while ensuring efficiency, reliability and cost-effectiveness.
Certified and documented
The high quality of Alfa Laval products and manufacturing methods is not lost on the nuclear regulatory world. Alfa Laval meets virtually all prevailing national and international industry standards. As a result, our heat exchangers and other products are pre-qualified for installation in most nuclear power plants worldwide.
Compliance with the various standards and regulations is also fully documented – including tests and inspections, quality assurance, tracing of materials and components, and more.
Whether retrofitting or building a new plant, nuclear plant owners can rely on Alfa Laval.
Some of the nuclear industry and other international standards met by Alfa Laval:
- ISO 9001 and ISO 14001
- ASME Section III, N stamp
- ASME Section III, NPT stamp
- 10 CFR 50, Appendix B
- KTA 1401
- ASME Section VIII, U stamp
- Local nuclear codes, standards and regulations