NFC Claims Record In Fuel Bundle Production

A nuclear fuel manufacturing facility in Hyderabad, India, in the south-central region of the sub-continent, is claiming to have set a world record in the production of fuel bundles for Pressurized Heavy Water Rectors in the 2016-2017 fiscal year.

fuel bundlesDuring the year, the Nuclear Fuel Complex produced 1,513 metric tons of PHWR fuel bundles, according to the Times of India.

The company also produced 1,154 metric tons of Zirconium oxide powder and 759 metric tons of Zirconium Sponge created at the Hyderabad facility and the Zirconium Complex in Pazhayakayal in Tamil Nadu.

The Nuclear Fuel Complex falls under the auspices of the Department of Atomic Energy, which suppliers fuel to all of India's nuclear reactors.

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