Manipulator Valentin will check turbine blades

V plzeňských laboratořích nedestruktivního testování dokončili vývoj manipulátoru Valentin, který bude hledat trhliny na listech lopatek nízkotlakých dílů parních turbín. Manipulátor využívá k měření flexibilní sondu vířivých proudů a zajišťuje stabilní přítlak sondy na povrch lopatky i při změnách její

24 September 1957, 11:52 p.m.

60 years ago, exactly on 24 September 1957 at 11:52 p.m.,the last of the overall 26 fuel cassettes was inserted into the first Czechoslovak nuclear reactor VVR-S. The first controlled nuclear fission chain reaction was performed in Řež and Czechoslovakia

Nuclear Technologies for 21st Century – International Conference in Řež

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Construction of the SUSEN infrastructure in the Research Centre Řež is completed, the research goes on!

An extensive base of research facilities is now in operation at the Řež nuclear centre near Prague and in the city of Pilsen ● The Prime Minister of Czech Republic Bohuslav Sobotka, the Head of the Directorate-General for Regional and

New hot cells in Řež meet new demands for material research of irradiated materials

Research Centre Řež has opened operation in new hot cells dedicated to full set of testing of material mechanical properties and to material research. The innovative design fulfills all legal requirements and was granted by the State Office for Nuclear

CVŘ specialists perform regular fuel inspections at Temelín NPP

During a planned refueling outage of Temelín NPP Unit 2, the team of specialists from CVŘ performed inspections of the largest number of fuel assemblies so far. This was performed in frame of the project “NDT of FUEL“. The inspections

Radioactive samples verified the readiness of the SUSEN Hot Cells

With the help of four radioactive samples with overall activity of 6,6 MBq (60Co) the experts of CVŘ have tested the readiness of the hot cells premises which were designed for work with active materials and built as a part

The SUSEN High Voltage Testing Laboratory has been accredited

The Czech Institute for Accreditation (CIA) has accredited the high-voltage testing laboratory of CVŘ which was built as a part of the SUSEN project. The high voltage testing facility carries out tests in particular electrical cables. Laboratory equipment also includes

Research Centre Řež: Sustainable Energy infrastructure (SUSEN) has been fully commissioned

A robust, nuclear technologies focused research infrastructure has been commissioned in Řež and Plzeň● Pre-commercial and commercial research of nuclear technologies ● New laboratories and teams working for important R&D projects of current and future nuclear power generation● R&D od

CVŘ will introduce the hydrogen loop from the SUSEN project on the WHTC conference in Prague

Between 9-12 July, Prague will host the 7th World Hydrogen Technology Convention (WHTC) where the latest trends in the field of energy generation systems, hydrogen mobility and research findings will be introduced. Apart from lectures and poster presentations it will be