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Nuclear Equipment qualification

Ensure the safety of your nuclear equipment at all times

What is nuclear equipment qualification and why is it important?

Equipment qualification provides documented evidence that the electrical, instrumentation and control (I&C), and mechanical equipment are able to perform their safety-related functions reliably on demand - in normal and abnormal conditions, or even in the event of an accident. Equipment qualification also enables early detection of errors and weaknesses, which helps to prevent costly rework and saves time.

TÜV SÜD helps to ensure that all nuclear equipment safety and security requirements are fulfilled

Our comprehensive service portfolio includes equipment qualification for new build as well as retrofitting projects around the world. TÜV SÜD is an internationally-recognised and impartial Inspection Body certified according to DIN EN ISO 17020, Type A. We also provide theoretical and practical testing in our DIN EN ISO 17025-accredited test laboratories in the UK and Germany.

Our nuclear equipment qualification services include:

Specification preparation

We help you define the requirements and specifications for the qualification of your safety-related equipment according to applicable standards and regulations.

Document review and assessment

We review and assess your technical documentation, including layout, drawings, calculations, inspection plans, etc. Our experts will also conduct a code compliance check, taking into account national and project-specific requirements.

Conformity assessment

We carry out practical tests, such as environmental, seismic, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) tests, etc. in our own DIN EN ISO 17025-accredited test laboratories. As an Inspection Body certified according to DIN EN ISO 17020, Type A, as well as a Notified Body, TÜV SÜD can help you prove that your equipment complies with applicable standards.

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