Hayward Tyler awarded pump contract for ITER fusion venture

Hayward Tyler Inc and its sister firm Energy Steel have been awarded multi-million dollar contracts to assist the ITER project 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 research and growth challenge to demonstrate the scientific and technical feasibility of fusion power. Factors is underneath building in St-Paul-lez-Durance in France, and would be the largest fusion experimental reactor on the earth.
Hayward Tyler’s booster pumps shall 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 a half of the Engineered Pumps and Motors Division of Avingtrans plc.
“We are elated that two of our companies can provide merchandise that will contribute to this formidable challenge,” said Mike Turmelle, managing director of Avingtrans’ Engineered Pumps and Motors Division. “We’re committed and proud to contribute to the advanced nuclear trade.” Jackpot observe earlier awards that ITER has made to Avingtrans’ Engineered Pumps and Motors Division.
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