Installation of monorail hoists

During 2019, a monorail hoist with a load capacity of 17.5 t was installed in front of the small cells. This crane will play a role primarily in the assembly of the remaining hot cells parts. One of his main tasks is to pick up 1.2-meter lead-glass windows of 10 tons from the 18-meter-down supply corridor in front of the small cells.


The assembly was made more difficult by the fact that there is very little space in its place and therefore it was necessary to produce a number of special single-purpose assembly jigs.
At the beginning of 2020 all necessary tests will be carried out and the hoist will then be put into operation and ready for lifting visors and other equipment.