The impressive new facility, which has been eight years in the making, will allow Sellafield to empty waste from its legacy Silos, a major priority for the nuclear fuel reprocessing and nuclear decommissioning site.
Servelec Controls’ complex multi-subsystem control solution for the new facility integrates monitoring, control and analysis of multiple plant areas and related processes, including:
Local and remote control of all the operations inside the SMF
Flask loading and maintenance
Package and shield door operation
The import and export of components inside package skips
Decontamination, wash-down and effluence collection and sentencing