Compact Storage Racks
Babcock Noell supplies special compact storage racks for storing spent fuel rods space efficiently.
These compact storage racks provide an increased storage density of fuel rods all the while preventing critical arrangement by placing borated stainless steel or boron carbide between the rods to absorb neutrons (protons).
Besides compact storage racks, which are located in the fuel pool during operation, Babcock Noell has also developed mobile storage racks used for refueling which requires a sufficient number of storage positions for a complete core discharge.
Scope of supply and services:
Detailed engineering and calculation, material sourcing, pre-fabrication, transport, pre-assembly on-site, final assembly, all construction and quality checks, final documentation
KKW ISAR 2, Germany