Context and challenges
In 2018, the department dedicated to the nuclear power plant engineering, decommissioning and environment of a leading nuclear group launched a call for tenders for the study, design, qualification, supply and turnkey installation of a source inverter. The latter is used to supply the spray pump for nuclear reactors with 900 MW units.
The group wanted a new piece of equipment to be designed by an industrial expert in its technical field with the aim of having a prototype that had successfully passed all qualification tests by the end of 2021.
In this context, a SME specialised in the design and production of electro-intensive circuits, but without nuclear experience, called on Assystem to help it carry out the qualification process for its inverter.
This company, associated with Assystem for the qualification part, was selected by the client for this project.
For the qualification part Assystem has ensured the following tasks: