ECA Group to deliver a Nuclear TV inspection system sub-assembly for Orano in France

ECA Group to deliver a Nuclear TV inspection system sub-assembly for Orano in France

ECA Group has entered an order for a large number of TV inspection Pan & Tilt units to be delivered to Orano for their site in la Hague.

For 50 years, the Orano la Hague site has developed valuable know-how to offer utilities a way to recycle their fuel after it has been used in nuclear power plants, recovering its radioactive materials for use in fresh fuel.

Within this nuclear site, a large number of cells present a very high level of radiations (rated zone 4); hence the in situ process has to be remotely controlled by means of radiation tolerant TV inspection systems. Such systems include a Pan &Tilt unit permitting, with the TV camera and lights they carry, an omnidirectional viewing.

As a solution, ECA Group proposed its remotely controlled radiation tolerant Pan &Tilt unit VSLT346NiTM, offering also a remote handling of the viewing camera.

ECA Group has been granted a framework agreement for the supply of 20 of these P&T units, with a phased delivery program over the next two years.

A first order has been received for the delivery of 7 units in spring 2018.

About Orano

Orano is the new name of the french company Areva, following a refocus on all of its activities on the nuclear fuel cycle. Orano offers products and services from mining to dismantling, as well as in conversion, enrichment, recycling, logistics and engineering. 

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remotely controlled radiation tolerant Pan &Tilt unit VSLT346NiTM

 Remotely controlled radiation tolerant Pan &Tilt unit VSLT346NiTM