After Cattenom nuclear power plant fuel racks in the 1st quarter of 2016, SOCODEI’s teams cut actually in CENTRACO’s big components workshop, a RCV* exchanger from St Alban nuclear power plant.

Once cut to size for CENTRACO’s melting furnace, it will be melted and transformed into final ingots, final packages to be sent to storage centers of ANDRA.

* RCV : Volumetric and chemical control system, has in particular for function to maintain in the primary circuit of nuclear power plant, the quantity of water necessary for cooling the reactor heart.