Westinghouse's Qualification Operations, has been an industry leader in providing equipment qualification services to the nuclear industry for over 40 years and is headquartered in New Stanton, Pennsylvania (USA) with global operations.
Westinghouse methodologies for qualification of Nuclear Safety-Related Electrical Equipment have been accepted and approved by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
Westinghouse provides our customers with both analytical and testing solutions, selecting the most efficient solution, to help lower costs.
Westinghouse can provide qualification services to support customers, including:
Westinghouse performs environmental testing, analysis or combined testing for:
Westinghouse performs seismic testing, analysis or combined testing and analysis for:
As an industry leader in providing digital I&C to utilities, Westinghouse has developed the knowledge and experience base to perform successful EMI evaluation, testing and design.
Westinghouse can verify that the digital equipment in U.S. plants complies with applicable EMI NRC Regulatory Guides, American National Standards Institute/ Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Electric Power Research Institute (ANSI/IEEE, EPRI) and/or Military (MIL) Standard requirements.
Globally, Westinghouse can verify that digital equipment complies with the European Union (EU) directives and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) requirements for Conformité Européene (CE) certification.
Westinghouse’s experienced personnel can perform equipment walk-downs to confirm that safety-related equipment is installed in the facility in the same manner in which it was qualified, and to determine the seismic resistance of equipment. Westinghouse staff can conduct onsite modal and vibration testing to determine the natural frequencies and equipment responses needed for seismic qualification.
Testing and analysis are performed in accordance with regulations and standards, including the following:
The Westinghouse Quality Management System (QMS) has been developed to comply with regulatory, industry and customer quality requirements for items and services provided by Westinghouse global operations.
The Westinghouse equipment qualification services provide: