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Commercial Grade Dedication at Kinectrics

Turnkey product qualification for the worldwide nuclear industry

 

Complete Commercial Grade Dedication Services 

The Kinectrics facilities are unsurpassed in their ability to perform dedication for the nuclear industry. We are uniquely positioned to dedicate, store, and supply:
  • Electrical & Mechanical Components
  • Chemicals and Lubricants
  • Raw materials ( e.g. concrete) 

Kinectrics Products Qualified - Dedicated.pdf

Kinectrics has successfully qualified thousands of items for the nuclear industry.
 

Detailed Nuclear Dedication Plans 

  • Safety Function
  • Environmental Requirements
  • External Events
  • Component Life
  • Industry Experience

Product Testing and Validation

  • Seismic Testing
  • Mechanical Testing
  • Positive Material Identification
  • Chemical Testing
  • Electrical Testing

Quality Tracking and Reporting

  • 10 CFR 50 Appendix B
  • Z299
  • NQA-1
  • ISO 9001
  • Part 21 Reporting
  • Forensic Analysis Support
  • CSA

Seismic Testing

Kinectrics performs the full range of seismic testing required for qualification and is equipped with two tri-axial seismic testing tables and a RIM (Random Input Motion) shaker table.  
 

Electrical Tests

Kinectrics has a long-established history of advanced research and electrical testing for major and small electrical components. With fully-equipped High Voltage and High Current laboratories with ties directly to the grid, Kinectrics creates voltages as high as 800 kV and currents as high as 900 kA.
 

Chemical Testing and Materials Verification

Kinectrics’ extensive lab facilities support virtually any required chemical or materials validation testing. Chemicals processed:
  • Lubricants – greases, oils
  • Gadolinium nitrate, boric oxide, etc.  

Mechanical and Environmental Testing 

The Kinectrics Mechanical laboratory supports a wide variety of mechanical tests and environmental simulations for plant equipment including:
  • Mechanical cycling tests
  • Pressure cycling tests
  • Accelerated thermal aging
  • Humidity

Equipment and Products Tested

  • Valves – solenoid valves
  • Overload clutches, actuators
  • Pumps – pump impellers, pump shafts
  • Bearings
  • Solenoid valves
  • Gauges
  • Seals – rings, gaskets

Complete Documentation

The Kinectrics dedication report is a final record of the work performed for each component and contains the information needed to help plant engineers manage the EQ life cycle.
 

Superior QA/QC Programs

Kinectrics is registered to ISO 9001 and maintains CSA N286.0 programs and a 10 CFR 50
Appendix B NQA-1 to ensure customers receive fully-qualified products and services.
 

Commercial Grade Dedication Projects – U.S.A.

Staffed by a qualified, industry-recognized team of nuclear experts, Kinectrics US is now open to serve the Commercial Grade Dedication, Equipment Qualification, and Reverse Engineering needs of the US market. Kinectrics’ US personnel have extensive experience in the development of the codes, standards and methods used to qualify equipment for US applications.

About This Solution

Industry Sector

  • Generation

Generation Type

  • Nuclear

Nature of Service

  • Safety
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  • Manufacturing and Build
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  • Testing - Lab Services
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  • Certification and Qualification
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  • Engineering

Client Assets

  • Cables
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  • Chemicals and Lubricants
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  • Motors
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  • Relays

Kinetrics Facilities

  • Mechanical Equipment Testing Facilities
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  • Seismic Testing Facility
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  • Quality Management System

Tags

  • CGD
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  • Commercial Grade Dedication
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  • Equipment Qualification
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  • 10 CFR 50 Appendix B
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  • Appendix B
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  • EQ
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  • Aging
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  • EMI Testing
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  • NQA-1
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  • Z299
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  • Seismic Testing
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  • Dedicate Commercial Components