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Technical Tour of the Westinghouse Waltz Mill and Churchill Facilities.
Price: $85 per person
Time: 8:00 a.m. charter departs hotel; 5:00 p.m. return to hotel. Lunch included in fee.
Attire: Slacks and shirts and steel toed safety shoes required. If you have no safety shoes, close toed/closed back shoes (no sandals or athletic shoes) are allowed and slip-over safety shoes will be provided to you.
Westinghouse’s Waltz Mill facility in Madison, Pennsylvania is the global center of excellence for the company’s outage services performed throughout the Americas and Asia. Employees are responsible for delivering predictable, successful results in reactor and steam generator services; shop, service center and training operations for rotating equipment, reactor coolant pumps and motors; and welding, machining and installation services.
The Westinghouse Churchill Site is a 12-acre facility located in Churchill, a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is located in the George Westinghouse Research and Technology Park. Materials characterization equipment, application-specific autoclaves, mechanical testing facilities, chemical processing facilitates and hot cells are among the high-tech features located at the Churchill Site.
Waltz Mill Agenda:
9:30 a.m. – Check in at Security at Waltz Mill
9:45 a.m. – Gather in Conference Room for pre-tour briefing
10:00 – 10:50 a.m.
Group 1: Tour of “C” Bay – Steam Generator Channel Heads and typical Steam Generator Services: Manway removal, nozzle dam installation, eddy current inspection, tube repair and plugging.
Group 2: Tour of “D” Bay – Reactor Vessel Head (stud tensioners, instrumentation conoseals), Reactor Coolant Pump (motor, pump, seals), Fuel Handling (tools, refueling bridge, upenders, fuel transfer canal)
10:50 – 11:00 a.m. – Transition between tour guides
11:00 – 11:50 a.m.
Group 1: Tour of “D” Bay
Group 2: Tour of “C” Bay
11:50 – 12:00 p.m. – Transition to conference room for final remarks.
Churchill Site Agenda:
1:30 p.m. – Arrival
1:30 – 1:45 p.m. – Introduction/brief history of the site (Kersting)
1:45 – 1:55 p.m. – RWP (Radiological Work Permit) Brief. This will get visitors into the Hot Cell area Front Side (Lehnhardt)
1:55 – 2:00 p.m. – Tour of Site
3:00 p.m. – Dismissal