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Repair/Upgrade of Existing Steam Dryers

Experienced in performing underwater weld repairs on steam dryers, deploying the latest BWR manual and remote techniques

Steam dryers operate in a turbulent environment, which may result in the need for repairs.  And recent power uprates require analysis of your existing steam dryer, which may result in necessary upgrades.  AREVA is experienced in performing underwater weld repairs on steam dryers, deploying the latest BWR manual and remote techniques. AREVA often utilizes divers with specialized shield platforms and FME controls to implement the repairs.

Repairs include:

  • Repair or replacement of tie bars and gussets
  • Drain channel repairs
  • Hood replacement
  • Load equalization of the support points
  • Underwater / diver repairs
  • Weld build-up
  • EDM Machining

Features & Benefits

  • May eliminate replacement
  • Reduced cost compared to replacement
  • Reduced schedule compared to replacement
  • Replacement tie bar design with low profile for reduced prying loads
  • Replacement tie bar design has flared ends for increased weld area
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Lisa Hawkins
Business Development Manager, CR&R
Tel: 434.832.2858