Fuel products

Nuclear plant operators expect safe and reliable operation; this requires securing long term supply for fuel with trusted partners.

Framatome offers highly developed fuel products based on continuous improvement, meeting the highest technological expectations and using advanced materials.

For BWRs, Framatome has the most advanced and economic fuel assemblies worldwide, the ATRIUM11TM – the only 11x11 assembly design which is commercially available today.

For PWRs, Framatome proposes customized fuel assembly designs for the different reactor models of our customers (14X14 to 18X18, for all PWR types). GAIA is the latest member of this family, designed for 17x17 PWRs, which provides the robustness of our HTP design combined with the superior thermal performance of the AFA 3G design. Additionally, GAIA offers leading seismic margins. We also supply fuel elements designed for a large panel of research reactors.

Benefit from Framatome’s experience as the provider of more than 220 000 fuels assemblies, including Enriched Reprocessed Uranium (ERU) and Mixed Oxides (MOX) fuels, to more than 100 light water reactors.

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