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Tecnatom do Brasil finishes the installation of the New Interface System for the Angra 2 NPP Full Scope Simulator

On June 7th it has been successfully completed the Site Acceptance Test (SAT) for this project lead by Tecnatom S.A at Eletronuclear´s training facility in Mambucaba, Brazil. Tecnatom do Brasil has been the local contractor, being responsible for the following activities: fabrication and labeling of all cables, fabrication of main power cabinet, assembly of new sound…

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Tecnatom Group at Angra NPP-Unit 2 2P15 outage

Angra 2 returned to operation and was synchronized to the power grid on Wednesday April 22 once finished the execution of the roughly 4,500 activities scheduled for the 2P15 outage. Group Tecnatom has been a relevant participant in the outage, performing the automated UT inspection of the turbine rotor LP3 disks and other manual inspections…

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Tecnatom sponsored TermoGen 2019 seminar

  Tecnatom do Brasil, representing Grupo Tecnatom and supported by the Direction of Digital Operation and Asset Management, has sponsored the Annual Forum for thermal generation in Brazil, TermoGen 2019, that happened on April 11 and 12th in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This Forum congregates the main generation and services companies of the thermal generation sector, such as Eletronuclear…

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TECNATOM LONG TERM OPERATION SEMINAR FOR ELETRONUCLEAR

  With Angra 1 NPP operation license expiring in 2024, ageing management and Long Term Operation (LTO) are especially concerning topics for ELETRONUCLEAR, the public Brazilian nuclear energy generation company. In this regard, Tecnatom was invited to present its capabilities and experience with the Spanish nuclear power plants in a Seminar held on past February…

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Tecnatom do Brasil performs offshore inspection to biggest brazilian independent oil producer PetroRio

The last February 6th, Tecnatom do Brasil performed inspection activities in PetroRio´s oil platform Polvo A in Campos basin. PetroRio is actually the biggest independent oil producer operating in the Brazilian market. The service consisted in phased array inspection of two pins in the platform´s drilling top drive and is part of PetroRio´s maintenance program that precedes a new…

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TURBINE ROTOR INSPECTION 1P24 ANGRA 1 NPP

TECNATOM ROTOR UT INSPECTION IN ANGRA 1 NPP FINISHED SUCCESFULLY

Group Tecnatom finished successfully the UT inspection of the Low Pressure Rotor#2 discs, included in the 1P24 outage scheduled activities.   Despite it is an inspection performed by Tecnatom in Angra since the 90’s, this time was especially challenging because of the new geometries of the three central discs, replaced some years ago and never…

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TECNATOM DELIVERS FIRST THREE NUCLEAR CLASS VALVES TO ANGRA 1 NPP

On the last October 17th Tecnatom do Brasil has delivered to Eletronuclear the first three nuclear class butterfly valves to be installed in their Angra 1 NPP service water system. Just in time for the 1P24 outage. These valves are part of a package of 12 valves contracted by Eletronuclear to Tecnatom do Brasil back…

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From left to right: Francisco Sánchez (Vice-President), José Luis Delgado (Training Director), Antonio Ramiro (TEdB Deputy Director) and Carlos Otton (TEdB Director)

SOUL ROADSHOW IN BRAZIL

Tecnatom do Brasil has received the visit of Francisco Sanchez and Jose Luis Delgado during their recent trip to Brazil. Together with Carlos Otton and Antonio Ramiro, they have been presenting the project SOUL to different companies in the nuclear business, such as Atech, Brazilian Navy, INB and Eletronuclear. All of them have demonstrated interest in…

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TECNATOM DO BRASIL PARTICIPATION INCREASES IN EMBALSE NPP UT INSPECTION PROJECT

During the present month two new TEdB ultrasound inspectors have joined the Group Tecnatom team at Embalse NPP feeders replacement surveillance project, together with two others that have returned to this assignment. Thus, the number of Brazilian inspectors arises to seven (two UT level III and five UT level II).   The Brazilian inspectors are…

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ANGRA NPP UNIT 2 IS BACK TO THE POWER GRID

On past March 19th night the Unit 2 of Almirante Álvaro Alberto NPP was reconnected to the Brazilian power grid, once finished the programmed refueling outage 2P14. Up to 3,500 activities scheduled for this outage were performed within a timeframe of 28 days involving a workforce over 1,200 people. On this occasion, Group Tecnatom supplied UT…

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