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As U.S. utilities seek plant life extension to 60 years and beyond, managing aging components becomes critical to sustained operational excellence. And as utilities move forward with feedwater heater (FWH) replacements, Framatome understands the need for a partner who can offer a flexible yet comprehensive package that ensures safety, quality, and delivery on-time and on-budget for critical path activities. We can tailor a solution to meet your needs, as we understand that there are multiple options for addressing feedwater heater replacement across the industry.

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Integrated Solutions

Leverage the powerful know-how of Framatome and our joint venture engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) teams. We will work with you to determine the right strategy, skill sets and strengths — in all phases of design and replacement. The combination of engineering, product and field services capabilities allows us to deliver a customized and complete solutions package to you.

Framatome's Delivery Options

  • Construction
  • Design Specifications
  • Disposal
  • Engineering Change Packages
  • Engineering Analysis
  • Heavy Rigging
  • Procurement
    – Specifications
    – Components
  • Transport



  • Coordination of workflow with multiple suppliers
  • Engineering analysis and design change packages
  • Proven project performance to date
  • Project management and coordination
  • Seamless interface with utility site teams
  • Site implementation / operations
    – Machining and welding
    – NDE and eddy current
    – Chemistry
  • Team experience with FWH replacements and Steam Generating Team (SGT) large component replacements



  • Control of total process and overall project schedule
  • Lessons learned database from past major component replacement projects
  • Precision measurements to ensure first-time fit-up accuracy and minimize schedule
  • Transparent and comprehensive offer for your FWH replacement
  • Unsurpassed experience for major component replacements


Major Component Replacement Portfolio

  • Feedwater heaters
  • Integrated head assemblies (10)
  • Pressurizers
  • Original and replacement reactor vessel closure heads (156)
  • Steam generators (24)
Contact Us

Engineering Control Center (ECC)
Tel: 434.832.3722

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