Hayward Tyler awarded pump contract for ITER fusion venture

Hayward Tyler Inc and its sister company Energy Steel have been awarded multi-million greenback contracts to support the ITER venture 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 while Energy Steel will provide 62 solenoid valve and cubicle packages.
The ITER venture is a joint worldwide research and growth project to reveal the scientific and technical feasibility of fusion energy. The demonstration facility is under construction in St-Paul-lez-Durance in France, and will be the largest fusion experimental reactor on the planet.
Privy will 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.
Hayward Tyler and Energy Steel are both part of the Engineered Pumps and Motors Division of Avingtrans plc.
“We are elated that two of our firms can supply products that will contribute to this formidable 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 observe earlier awards that ITER has made to Avingtrans’ Engineered Pumps and Motors Division.
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