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NUCLEAR FUEL Production Capacity

Production Capacity

Production Capacity

Production Capacity The First Supply of PWR Nuclear Fuel in 1989

KEPCO NF manufactures 550MTU/year of PWR fuel and 400MTU/year of PHWR in our own plants. In the end of 2016, we marked a total supply of 7,942MTU of PWR fuel and 6,731MTU of PHWR fuel used for all domestic nuclear power plants.

Fuel Rods & Assembly, Reconversion, Uranium Pellets, 지르코늄 튜브에 대한 설명
Fuel Rods & Assembly
  • PWR : 550MTU
  • PHWR : 400MTU

    MTU : Metric Ton of Uranium

Reconversion
  • PWR : 700MTU

    The fuel for PHWR types does not require reconversion. (Please refer to fabrication process.)

Uranium Pellets
  • PWR : 550MTU
  • PHWR : 400MTU
Zirconium Alloy Tubes
  • 1,800km/year (Production depends on requirement)