Evaporator D

Project Details

Value: £9m

Location: Sellafield

Client: Sellafield Ltd

Contractor: Costain

Completion Date: Feb 2015

Evaporator D (Evap D) is a additional facility to increase the current existing capacity required for the evaporation (condensing) and storage of highly active effluents produced from existing reprocessing operations at Sellafield. As Evaporator C had outlived its shelf life, the delivery of this project was essential to ensure safe nuclear reprocessing of highly active liquor.

Exyte Hargreaves’ scope of works was the supply and Installation of DW144 type ductwork all configurations, fully welded high integrity ductwork from both galvanised and stainless-steel materials. Also supplied and installated thermal and fire rated insulation, specialist refrigeration and air conditioning systems, AHUs dampers, attenuators, seismic supports and grilles.