Heat Exchanger Shielding – Permanent Installation

March 29, 2021

As part of a long-term dose reduction plan, Ameren Callaway sought to install permanent shielding around one of their regen heat exchangers.┬áThe intention was to replace the dozens of lead wool blankets used as temporary shielding, and more importantly, eliminate the time and dose costs associated with installing and uninstalling the temporary shielding package. Working […]

Permanent Pipe Shielding for Davis-Besse

November 17, 2020

NPO was brought on to provide shielding for Mechanical Penetrations Room No. 1 at Davis-Besse. This room featured a variety of pipe runs with many valves, bends, and reductions throughout as well as many hot spots. Using a combination of drawing information and practical measurements taken on site, NPO provided a shielding package using T-Flex […]

NPO Engineering Services

July 9, 2020

NPO offers a number of engineering services to validate the integrity and performance of our shielding. We are the industry experts when it comes to aiding nuclear power plants design new and unique shielding and pride ourselves on our technical expertise. We want to act as part of your team to not only ensure the […]

Shielded Filter Casks

April 29, 2020

NPO worked closely with AVANTech in designing a set of three shielded casks that reduced dose from 26,000-30,000 mRem/hr to less than 60 mRem/hr on contact. Two casks were utilized with one as a spare. Each shielded cask housed one of their Solids Collection Filter canisters for torus water/sludge filtration at Fermi. To achieve their […]

RHR Line Permanent Shielding

June 27, 2019

First Energy’s Perry Nuclear Generating Station wanted to improve the shielding on their RHR line. Instead spending time and dose to cover the line with temporary lead blanket shielding every outage, Perry sought to make the shielding permanent. They contacted NPO and we got to work on a design that is quick to install, seismically […]