INVAP carries out the design, manufacturing and implementation of plants and equipment for nuclear fuel elements production by using the following equipment:

  • Pneumatic powder conveying system.
  • Powder compaction presses and molds.
  • Controlled-atmosphere sintering furnaces.
  • Special welding equipment.
  • Special equipment for pill, rod and plate machining.
  • Control and nondestructive test equipment.

Engineering services for fuel elements:

  • Fuel research and design for power reactors.
  • Design and manufacturing of cap welding machines for CANDU-type fuel elements.

INVAP has provided Algeria and Egypt with plants, and Argentina, India and Romania with equipment.

Pruebas a elementos combustibles nucleares tipo CANDU