Modernization Chepetskiy mechanical plant

Since 2006, the modernization of CMP (Glazov, Udmurtia) has invested more than 21 billion rubles. Of these, about 15 billion — in the development of zirconium production. By 2016, these figures increase to 29.9 and 18.6 billion, respectively. So much money from the "Rosatom" has not received any enterprise sector. The funds were used primarily for the purchase of equipment to increase production volumes and capacity utilization of the plant.

The update primarily affected zirconium production, and metallurgical production, the production of rare earth metals, technical ceramics and superconductors. In the near future there will be created industry-center industry. For the realization of this project, the plant will get a few more billion rubles.

The production of superconductors Chepetsky mechanical plant makes a special rate.

April 23, 2009 the company Rosatom launched production of superconducting materials (SPM), which will be used in the construction of a research nuclear fusion reactor (ITER) in France. A total of Chepetz mechanical plant by 2013 will be released 170 tons of NSW for the ITER project on the basis of niobium-titanium and niobium-tin.

Upon completion of the production of superconducting strands for the ITER project created on the basis of capacity, the assurances of the management corporation TVEL that owns Chepetsky mechanical plant will operate full-scale production of SPM and special alloys with output from 60 to 100 tons per year.

In the future, it intends to transfer the production of CMP on a commercial footing, so now the company is looking for projects that can implement these products. So, for example, CMP has already started to produce superconductors for scanners.

Strand produced by unique technology. The diameter of the composites for niobium-titanium (NbTi) superconductors does not exceed 0.73 mm and the fiber thickness is 5-7 microns in the copper matrix. Some composites contain about 19,000 niobium fibers. Their length can not exceed 30 km and a diameter of 0.82 mm.

PSD used in the production of medical scanners and diagnostic equipment, manufacture of electrical cables. In particular, niobium-titanium superconductors manufacture CMP in the volume of 520 tones can be used to upgrade the hadron collider Darmstadt.

Kiriyenko told about the plans for the utilization of production capacity, the planned vacated after the implementation of the ITER project, the HEU (deliveries in the U.S. nizkoobogoschennogo uranium extracted from nuclear warheads by agreement of 1993), etc.

 — We have signed an agreement to establish a production scanners in the Russian Federation together with Philips, and proceed from the assumption that all superconductors for these scanners will do here. Yet there is a company set up with RUSNANO and the Kurchatov Institute. And, too, believe that this production should be deployed here. Also will try to give orders here, related to the production of titanium, since the plant in recent years completely mastered the production of titanium tubes.

 General Director of "Rosatom" reported that to date, there is an order for the output of the federal target program for the development of rare-earth metals in Russia and the CMP has the necessary capacity to expand production here of relevant high-tech processing.

Thus, the restructuring of the factory is over. Now the leadership of the State Corporation has a clear understanding of what will happen to the CMP in the short term. And there is a confidence in the success of the planned program of development. Volume production is expected to grow at least 1.5 times. Will increase the number of staff.

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