Equipment for nuclear fuel cycle facilities

Protective chambers for MOX-fuel production

This chamber is designed to house and secure intra-chamber process equipment and is a part of MOX-fuel (plutonium dioxide) tablets production facility for quick neutron reactors BN-800 to be constructed at FSUE “Gorno-himichesky kombinat”, city of Zheleznogorsk.


Technical characteristics:

  • Main structural material: stainless steel 12H18N10T (12Х18Н10Т);
  • Classification of chambers per Norms and Regulations 016-2005 (НП 016-2005) is 3NL (3НЛ);
  • Working media: pure nitrogen;
  • Dimensions:
    • length 9314 mm;
    • width 3063 mm;
    • height 3705 mm.
  • Mass: 14000 kg.