Hayward Tyler awarded pump contract for ITER fusion challenge

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.
Luxurious covers variable drive booster pumps while Energy Steel will supply 62 solenoid valve and cubicle packages.
The ITER project is a joint international research and improvement venture to show the scientific and technical feasibility of fusion power. The demonstration facility is underneath development in St-Paul-lez-Durance in France, and would be the largest fusion experimental reactor on the planet.
Hayward Tyler’s booster pumps will 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.
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 companies can supply products that will contribute to this ambitious venture,” said Mike Turmelle, managing director of Avingtrans’ Engineered Pumps and Motors Division. “We’re dedicated and proud to contribute to the superior nuclear business.” These contracts observe earlier awards that ITER has made to Avingtrans’ Engineered Pumps and Motors Division.
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