Refurbishment Strategy for F&P Controllers

Khaloo, Neela
September 2002
Nuclear Plant Journal;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p45
Trade Publication
Bruce Power, Inc. currently has 435 F&P (Fisher and Porter) electronic controllers installed in Bruce Units 5–8. The controllers have an average age of 20–25 years. They have been declared obsolete by the original manufacturer and are no longer available. A long-term replacement strategy has been developed that will take approximately five years from project commencement to full implementation. In the interim, a refurbishment program has been established to extend the life of existing controllers by five to seven years. To date, Bruce Power has successfully refurbished 65 controllers.


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