Nuclear new build levels in Asia are at a 25 year high. With each reactor requiring huge amounts of stainless steels, nickel alloys and titanium, this is good news for producers. In the long term, the industry aims for nuclear generation to supply 25% of global electricity demand by 2050.
New Orleans-based Entergy Corp. submitted a combined construction and operating license application to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, selecting GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's ESBWR reactor design.
ATI Allegheny Ludlum will supply specialty metals for a reactor building service-water piping system at a power plant in Taiwan.
The METcell is a stainless steel, high-pressure stirred cell that is suitable for nanofiltration (NF) separations and for reverse osmosis (RO) using aqueous and non-aqueous solvents All components of the assembled system are pressure rated to 69 bar (1000 psig).