To Novovoronezh NPP-2 delivered transport gateway for the power number 1

To Novovoronezh NPP-2 (general designer and general contractor — JSC "AEP", Moscow) delivered a transport gateway for the unit number 1.

  • Transport gateway

Transportation equipment manufacturer (Volgodonsky branch of JSC "AEM technology", is a "Atomenergomash") in Semiluky was carried by water on the river Don. Total length was about 700 km.

The installation of equipment on HBO NPP-2 will begin in November: body gateway will be installed in the design position at the level of 26.3 meters of the reactor building of Unit.


Transport gateway is a cylindrical chamber, sealed, locked on both sides. In the course of routine maintenance and during replacement of nuclear fuel through the camera in a reactor hall is delivery of goods. When you move the cargo platform on rails alternately open and close sluice gates. Thus, the transport gateway, ensuring tightness of the reactor compartment to protect plant personnel and the environment from radiation exposure.

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