Package welding process demonstrator

Industrial performance of electron-beam welding process

Andra commissioned Cegelec CEM to design, specify and procure a series of machines and equipment items with which to build and operate a demonstrator station for an electron beam welding process intended for high-level waste packages

The service covers:

  • Design
  • Procurement of all equipment (for the demagnetisation, electron beam welding and induction stress relief processes, machining and non-destructive examination)
  • Manufacturing follow-up
  • Factory tests and tests at the equipment demonstrator station
  • Exploratory tests
  • Equipment disassembly, transportation and re-commissioning