Made in China: The CRDM

Made in China: The CRDM

The manufacturing of the seal housing assembly for the Control Rod Drive Mechanism (CRDM) is considered as one of Top 10 priorities for the Hualong in Fuqing 5 and 6.

Nuclear Power Institute of China (NPIC) set up a specific team to provide technical support in the whole process of the CRDM manufacturing. NPIC and Sichuan HuaDu Nuclear Equipment Manufacture Company have successfully passed through the factory acceptance test and shipped the equipment assembly to China First Heavy Industries (CFHI).

The successful delivery of the seal-housing assemblies for Fuqing Unit 5 becomes a new barrier of entry for imported equipment that Areva and Westinghouse in China.

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Elaine Li

Elaine Li (李益楠) is Marketing Manager for the Chinese Market. With ten years of experience in the nuclear power market, Elaine is experts for the certification of safety equipment (HAF 604 and 601) and marketing intelligence.