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27 - 28 nov, Espoo, Finland

Polymers in nuclear applications 2019

The seminar Polymers in nuclear applications was arranged by Energiforsk and SAFIR-project SAMPO. It was aimed at polymer experts in nuclear power plants, consultants, suppliers and researchers.

Program and documentation November 27

12.30

Registration and coffee

13.00

 

 

Welcome
Eero Vesaoja, Fortum

Monika Adsten, Energiforsk

Energiforsk handbook on polymers in nuclear

13.20

Polymers in nuclear industry - Westinghouse experience
Maria Ekelund, Westinghouse Electric Sweden

14.00

SAMPO project – plans and preliminary results
Konsta Sipilä, VTT and Jason Ryan, RISE

14.40

Coffee

15.10

 

Environmental qualification of membranes in isolation valves and evaluation of corrosion protection lining in tanks
Stjepan Jagunic, Ringhals

15.50

 

Possibilities for online monitoring of permittivity changes in ageing polymers
Henrik Toss, RISE

16.20

 

Aging of elastomer seals for nuclear waste containers - methodology and lifetime prediction
Anja Kömmling, BAM

17.00

End of seminar day 1

17.15

Get together and dinner at Fortum office

 Program and documentation November 28

8.30

Nordic cable group
Patrik Rydberg, Ringhals

9.00

 

European Tools and Methodologies for an efficient ageing management of nuclear power plant Cables - TeaM Cables
Konsta Sipilä, VTT

9.30

State of the art condition monitoring techniques on cables
Sue Burnay

10.10

Coffee

10.30

Fire safety and cables (URAN-project)
Jukka Vaari, VTT

11.00

I&C accelerated ageing and I&C re-engineering
Markus Hartikainen, Fortum

11.30

Lunch

12.30


Mini workshop: What are the challenges with polymeric materials in different nuclear applications and how can we solve them with R&D?

13.30

Coffee

14.00

Additive manufacturing of flexible polymers
Emil Johansson, RISE

14.30

 

Compounding and manufacturing elastomers for use in nuclear applications
Andrew Douglas, James Walker

15.15

Wrapping up

15.30

End of seminar