Nuclear power plant, Gösgen, Switzerland
REINFORCING COUPLING SYSTEMS
Nuclear power plant in Gösgen, Switzerland, expansion of storage capacity for spent fuel assemblies.
Capacity for 1,000 fuel assemblies; designed to withstand airplane crash and earthquake
Kernkraftwerk Gösgen-Däniken AG
October 2004 - February 2008
AREVA NP GmbH
Implenia Bau AG
Scope of supply:
1,340 tons thread bars SAS 500/550 Ø 12 - 32 mm with accessories for end anchorages, coupling and
turnbuckle splices. SAS thread bars and accessories are delivered bended and preassembled according
to structural design requirements
The thread bars SAS 500/550 are used as reinforcement in the outer shell and in the fuel pool of the spent fuel storage facility. The easy installation and the coarse thread bars SAS 500/550 compensate the high
percentage of reinforcing bars in that project. The SAS couplers ensure an easy and place saving installation of the thread bars SAS 500/550 between the individual sections.