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 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 project is a joint international analysis and growth venture to demonstrate the scientific and technical feasibility of fusion power. The demonstration facility is under development in St-Paul-lez-Durance in France, and will be the largest fusion experimental reactor in the world.
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, built and tested at Hayward Tyler Inc in Colchester, Vermont, USA.
Billion and Energy Steel are each a part of the Engineered Pumps and Motors Division of Avingtrans plc.
“We are elated that two of our firms can supply merchandise that can contribute to this bold challenge,” stated Mike Turmelle, managing director of Avingtrans’ Engineered Pumps and Motors Division. “We’re dedicated and proud to contribute to the superior nuclear trade.” These contracts observe earlier awards that ITER has made to Avingtrans’ Engineered Pumps and Motors Division.
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