Diverse Technology

Report
Mike Tynan
Chief Executive Officer
March 2014
Imperatives for the UK Civil
Nuclear Industry
UK Imperatives Civil Nuclear
Diverse Technology
UK Imperatives Civil Nuclear
Economic Strike Price
UK Imperatives Civil Nuclear
Develop UK Advanced Manufacturing
Capability and Capacity
UK Imperatives Civil Nuclear
Creating long term, sustainable, high value jobs
Site of the Advanced Manufacturing Park –
Orgreave Coal Mining Restoration Scheme (1994)
Cleaned up
extensive
contamination and
dereliction from
200 years of mining
Recovered four
million tonnes of
shallow coal
reserves
Coking works – 1990 before demolition
Nuclear AMRC Purpose
To help UK manufacturers win work
Nuclear AMRC Key Objectives
1. To raise the quality, capability and cost-competitiveness
of the UK civil nuclear manufacturing supply chain, to a
level of “best global practice”
2. To work with UK Manufacturers and develop worldleading manufacturing processes and technologies
Tier 1:
Tier 2:
March 2014
We Operate in the UK Civil
Nuclear Market Place
Nuclear New Build
Existing Nuclear Fleet
Nuclear Decommissioning
Nuclear AMRC Work
Programmes
Supplier Development
Programme
• Getting companies to market, and developing
their capability and cost-competitiveness
Innovative
Manufacturing
Programme
• Ensuring capability to compete on cost, quality
and time to delivery
Supplier Development
Programme
Sharing in
Growth
Fit for
Nuclear
Supporting
Programmes
Supporting Programmes
Skills
Quality
Safety
Innovative Manufacturing
Virtual
Reality
Welding
Machining
Nuclear AMRC Technology Themes
Welding & Cladding
Materials
Development
Advanced Machining
Structural
Integrity
Inspection & NDE
Thermal &
Surface Treatment
Mechanisation
& Automation
Design &
Quality
Hot Isostatic
Pressing
(HIPing)
Modeling,
Simulation &
Visualisation
Productivity &
Manufacturing
Optimisation
Additive Layer
Processes
Assembly
Applied
Metrology
State of Play
Supplier Development
Sharing in Growth
• £38m over 4 years: £18m for supplier development
• 15 companies in two tranches
• Tranche 1 (5 companies): selected and work commenced
• Tranche 2 (10 companies): in final assessment
Fit for Nuclear (F4N)
• £2-4m over 2-4 years
• Interventions with 300 - 400 firms
• 130 firms assessed to date
Nuclear AMRC Shopfloor
TBT Deep Hole Borer
Installed
• Machining
– 5 multi-axis Milling and Turning
sets (5 through 9 axis)
– TBT Deep Hole Borer
• Welding
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GTAW
Multi-wire SAW
Groove SAW
Orbital Welding Cell
Shaped Metal Disposition
Pro-beam EBW
Submerged Arc Cladder
Narrow Gap welder
Nuclear AMRC Shopfloor
Soraluce HBM 5-sided Complex
Machining Set
Commissioning/Installing
• Large EBW
• 1m3 HIP
• Diode Laser Cladder
• Co-ordinate Measuring
Machine (CMM) facility
• Soraluce HBM
• Starrag 60 tonne VTL
• Fully Operational Autumn
2014
Virtual Reality (VR)
■ Full immersion, interactive “cave”
■ Interactive “power wall”
■ Capability:
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Training in nuclear environments
Virtual Product visualisation
Assembly and Maintenance simulation
Factory layout optimisation linked to
Discrete Event Simulation
HVM Catapult
High Value Manufacturing Catapult
The High-Value
Manufacturing Catapult
(HVMC) is a
consortium of 7 worldleading research centres
with £350m public &
private investment and
working with over 160
industrial partners. It
receives grant funding
of around £30m per
annum
namrc.co.uk
[email protected]

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