Hayward Tyler awarded pump contract for ITER fusion venture

Hayward Tyler Inc and its sister firm Energy Steel have been awarded multi-million greenback contracts to support the ITER challenge in France.
The ITER Project, St-Paul-lez-Durance, France, October 2021 – Image © Les Nouveaux Médias/SNC ENGAGE.
Hayward Tyler’s contract covers variable drive booster pumps whereas Energy Steel will provide 62 solenoid valve and cubicle packages.
The ITER challenge is a joint worldwide analysis and improvement venture to show the scientific and technical feasibility of fusion energy. The demonstration facility is beneath construction in St-Paul-lez-Durance in France, and would be the largest fusion experimental reactor on the earth.
Hayward Tyler’s booster pumps might be an integral part of the drying system for the Tokamak Cooling Water System (TCWS). The pumps shall be designed, constructed and tested at Hayward Tyler Inc in Colchester, Vermont, USA.
Unheard of and Energy Steel are both a part of the Engineered Pumps and Motors Division of Avingtrans plc.
“We are elated that two of our firms can supply products that may contribute to this ambitious project,” mentioned Mike Turmelle, managing director of Avingtrans’ Engineered Pumps and Motors Division. “We’re committed and proud to contribute to the superior nuclear industry.” These contracts follow previous awards that ITER has made to Avingtrans’ Engineered Pumps and Motors Division.
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