Specialists of area No. 1 of JSC MSU-90 are finishing installation of racks in the nuclear fuel pool.
Racks are manufactured of corrosion-proof steel. Total weight of 12 racks is 265 tons. The metal structures are designed for temporarily storage of spent nuclear fuel. They are mounted in the fuel pool in the reactor building between level marks +8,000 and +26,300.
The racks were moved to the reactor building by a transportation lock trestle crane. Then the racks were reloaded to a polar crane and lowered into the fuel pool. Metal structures were mounted on special metal frames.
When all racks are mounted, the fuel pool will be filled in with water again to continue testing.
The Holding “Titan-2” is the largest in the North-West group of companies, erecting the most important objects of the nuclear industry and energy. The organization performs a full range of construction and installation works from engineering to commissioning.
The Holding “Titan-2” is one of the main contractors for the construction of power units No. 1 and No. 2 of the Leningradskaya NPP-2. Main organizations of the company perform 30% of general construction and 80% of installation works on the site. Specialists of the holding are engaged on the objects of the Leningradskaya NPP-2 first and second power units. The works are being performed in the buildings of the reactor, turbine, electricity, water, heating system and other structures of power units.