• 22 June 2024
  • Darwen, BB3 2RB

Sheet Metal Work – Nuclear Industry

Sheet metal work nuclear, a specialised domain within the nuclear industry, encompasses a range of processes and techniques specifically tailored to meet the unique demands of nuclear facilities.

Here’s an overview:

Sheet metal work nuclear involves fabricating components using materials selected for their suitability in nuclear environments. These include Duplex Stainless Steel, Super Duplex Stainless Steel, Mild Steel, Titanium, Monel, Copper, Nickel, and Invar, chosen for their strength, corrosion resistance, and radiation shielding properties.

Precision is crucial in sheet metal work nuclear to ensure the integrity and safety of fabricated components. Advanced cutting, bending, and welding techniques are employed to meet precise specifications and tolerances, ensuring reliability in critical structures like containment vessels, pressure vessels, and radiation shields.

Sheet metal work nuclear often includes crafting radiation shielding components to safeguard personnel, equipment, and the environment from harmful radiation exposure. These shields are meticulously fabricated to effectively attenuate radiation levels while maintaining structural integrity and durability.

Our expertise extends beyond structural steelwork to encompass nuclear steel fabrication, large machining, and a diverse array of nuclear engineering services. With our comprehensive capabilities, we ensure a streamlined and effective process from inception to completion.

Adherence to stringent safety standards and regulatory requirements is paramount in sheet metal work nuclear. Fabrication processes must meet rigorous quality control measures and certifications, such as ASME standards and ISO accreditations, ensuring the safety and reliability of nuclear facilities.

Sheet metal work nuclear demands specialised expertise due to the unique challenges of nuclear applications. Fabrication companies serving this sector employ highly skilled welders, engineers, and technicians with specialised training and certifications to execute complex projects with precision and efficiency.

Environmental factors, including corrosion resistance and long-term durability, are carefully considered in sheet metal work nuclear. Proper material selection and surface treatments are essential to mitigate corrosion and degradation risks, ensuring the longevity and reliability of fabricated components in nuclear environments.

WEC Nuclear

By consistently investing in cutting-edge technology and honing our engineering skills, WEC Nuclear, part of WEC Group, has emerged as a premier supplier of sheet metalwork fabrications and assemblies in the UK. Leveraging our expertise in profiles generated by our laser cutting and waterjet cutting divisions, we collaborate with a diverse array of materials including mild steel, stainless steel, aluminium, copper, and brass.

We take pride in our extensive facilities, which allow us to conduct all sheet metalwork processes in-house, granting us complete control over lead time and quality. Our sheet metalwork capabilities encompass laser cutting of up to 25mm thickness, waterjet cutting of materials up to 200mm thickness, CNC bending and folding extending to 7.2m width, CNC punching handling up to 6mm thickness, as well as pressing, rolling, forming, grinding, and polishing.

Moreover, we offer a range of finishing techniques to enhance the appearance and durability of our products, including aqua blasting, powder coating, wet painting, shot blasting, and polishing.

Wec Nuclear Steel Metal Work Projects: