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Meet the ATMEA1 reactor – invitation for a seminar

The Czech Nuclear Society, ÚJV Řež and the Research Centre Řež invite you to a seminar on ATMEA1 reactor, which will take place on Thursday 9th November 2017 from 9.15 am at the ÚJV Řež Conference Centre, Hlavní 130, 250

Training on Beryllium Mock-up Cleaning and Smear Test on HELCZA

HELCZA team members had a first experience “of beta operation with a full kit-bag” with cleaning of beryllium samples and smear tests for monitoring of loosen beryllium dust particles. Those procedures are going to be a routine when HELCZA starts

The manipulator Valentin will be checking the turbine blades

At Pilsen Nondestructive Testing Laboratories, manipulator Valentin development has been completed to look for cracks on the blades of low-pressure parts of steam turbines. The manipulator uses a flexible eddy current probe to measure a stable probe pressure on the

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