At EMSS PJSC has been carried out another acceptance of blanks for the equipment of Unit 3 of the Akkuyu NPP

Energomashspetsstal PJSC continues to work on the manufacture of blanks for the reactor equipment of the Akkuyu NPP. The works are carried out under the constant supervision of the customer’s representatives.

From 26 to 30 July 2021, at EMSS it was carried out an acceptance inspection of the next batch of products. Inspectors from the Nuclear Regulatory Agency of the Republic of Turkey (NRA, NDK) and the inspection and certification company Bureau Veritas (France) took part in the inspection activities.

In accordance with the quality plans, 6 blanks for the main circulation pipeline (MCP) of Unit 3 of the Akkuyu NPP under construction in Turkey were accepted by the customer. The blanks have passed a multi-stage quality check by specialists of the central plant laboratory, the technical control department of EMSS PJSC, VO “Safety” – an authorized organization for assessing the conformity of manufactured equipment, customer’s representatives and inspectors from the NRA.

During the inspection, the experts carried out visual and dimensional inspection of the blanks, monitored the process of its preservation, and reviewed the reporting documentation in the process of manufacturing and control.  As a result, the products were accepted by the acceptance committee without any comments. The quality of pipe blanks for the main circulation pump of Unit 3 of the Akkuyu NPP has been confirmed. Accepted products are being prepared for shipment to the customer. 

Recall that in 2020 Energomashspetsstal PJSC successfully passed the audit of the Nuclear Regulatory Agency of the Republic of Turkey (ANR), which renewed the certificate of the manufacturer of blanks for the equipment of the Akkuyu NPP being built in the Republic of Turkey for the next five years – until January 2026.

The Akkuyu nuclear power plant is being built in the Republic of Turkey on the Mediterranean coast in the Mersin province. The project provides for the construction of four power units with a capacity of 1200 MW each. The design life of the Akkuyu NPP is 60 years, with the possibility of extension.