Catcher for NPP Rooppur is being machined

February 16, 2018

The catcher body for the first power unit of NPP Rooppur (Bangladesh) with diameter of more than 6 meters and height of 5.6 meters is being machined on the boring machine in workshop of JSC TYAZHMASH.

Core melt localization device (catcher) is designed for power unit safety improvement during the severe accident related to core disruption and melt output out of the reactor shell. In accordance with the contract, JSC TYAZHMASH shall equip NPP Rooppur with two catchers. The second catcher is being produced by TYAZHMASH as well.