Nuclear Equipment Testing and Qualification Services

Product Description

SCHOTT offers nuclear equipment qualification services complete with a full range of consultation and comprehensive customer care. This includes expert advice, preparation, and even complete execution of qualification tests and programs. We are qualified to develop test specifications and prepare documentation according to applicable international standards (e.g. IEEE, IEC, etc.).
With more than 40 years of in-house nuclear equipment testing experience, SCHOTT has the knowledge and expertise to take care of the complete process from A to Z. We offer either single services or an entire package comprised of the following:
 
  • Comprehensive advice and support on product design, technical calculations and simulations to verify that the designed product being tested will meet all application requirements and applicable standards
  • Preparation and complete execution of nuclear equipment testing and qualification programs/specifications, including arrangement of applicable third party witnessing in collaboration with TÜV, DNV, BV, and others
  • Complete execution of nuclear equipment test with an end result of a product that is qualified according to applicable standards

Advantages

Nuclear equipment qualification from SCHOTT offers several key benefits and advantages to you:


Comprehensive & Hassle-Free Service

SCHOTT offers complete “one-stop” service for the entire testing process. No need to consult with multiple parties for the various stages of qualification testing. Our top priority is to help you reach your end goal of having a fully tested and certified product. You can relax and have a worry-free experience while we take care of everything for your qualification needs.

Established Knowledge & Resources

Nuclear equipment qualification testing is a complex process requiring specialized equipment and top-level expertise. This can result in components manufacturers navigating unfamiliar territory and losing crucial time in completing this essential step of the design and qualification process.

SCHOTT has performed nuclear equipment testing in-house since the early 1970s. Our R&D and manufacturing expertise includes long-standing experience designing and manufacturing electrical feedthroughs and cable assemblies that meet and exceed regulatory “explosion-proof” standards. We have what it takes to provide you with a finished component that is designed and tested to stand up to all applicable standards and qualifications. You can have peace of mind knowing you will be offering a top-quality product to your customers.

Understanding of Your Perspective

As a components manufacturer itself, SCHOTT understands your processes, priorities, and typical problems you may face in the design and manufacture of products subject to qualification testing. Drawing on our successes and learnings from our own products that have been tested in-house, we will help make sure you receive the same level of careful examination and thoughtful service that has earned SCHOTT its coveted reputation in the nuclear and high-stress components market.

Applications

SCHOTT is qualified to conduct nuclear equipment qualification services for a wide variety of products and applications. The following list demonstrates a few examples of electrical components and systems we offer qualification testing for, but is not all-inclusive. Our experience allows us versatility to accommodate distinct customer requirements for nuclear equipment testing services as part of product development and qualification. Please contact us and we will be happy to provide a consultation to evaluate your specific needs.
Electrical Components & Systems (including but not limited to all of the following):
 
  • Feedthroughs
  • Connectors
  • Sensors
  • Cables and cable connecting technology
  • Terminal blocks
  • Actuators
  • Switches

Technical Details

Available Qualification Tests at SCHOTT:
  • LOCA
  • Submergence
  • Severe Accident
  • Thermal Aging
  • Withstand Voltage
  • Hydrostatic Pressure
  • Pneumatic Pressure
  • Burst Pressure
  • Pressure at Temperature
  • Dimensional Inspection
  • Climate Corrosion
  • Preparation of Test Specimens
  • Wave Impedance Testing
  • Fiber Optic Damping Measurement
  • Partial Discharge (Corona Test)

Non-destructive:
  • Magnetic Particle Testing (MT)
  • Dye Penetrant Testing (PT)
  • Helium Leakage
  • Visual Inspection

Available Qualification Tests through Sub-suppliers:
  • Transportation & Storage Simulation
  • Temperature Cycle Testing
  • Radiation Aging (Gamma Ray)
  • Seismic Testing
  • Shock Testing
  • Vibration Testing
  • Impulse Voltage (Lightning Test)
  • Short-circuit Current & Capacity Test
  • Short-time Overload Test
  • Rated Continuous Current Test
  • Solas Fire Test

Quality

Certificates of SCHOTT:
  • ISO 9001
  • KTA 1401
  • ASME NPT
  • ASME NQA-1 

NDE Test Personnel:
  • EN ISO 9712
  • SNT-TC-1A
  • ASME Sec. III

For more information about our quality assurance processes, please refer to this page.
Exhibitions & Events
30.
May
Exhibition Materials, Veldhoven, Netherlands, 05-30 to 05-31-2018
05.
September
Exhibition CIOE - China International Optoelectronic Expo, Shenzhen, China, 09-05 to 09-08-2018
17.
September
Exhibition Gastech, Barcelona, Spain, 09-17 to 09-20-2018
25.
September
Exhibition European Microwave Week, Madrid, Spain, 09-25 to 09-27-2018
Contact
Electronic Packaging
SCHOTT North America, Inc.

15 Wells Street
Southbridge, MA 01550
USA
E-Mail to SCHOTT+1 (508) 765-7450
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