Major US Nuclear Utility

Pagnotta Engineering has supported vessel restoration projects for over one third of the nuclear power plants in the United States.

Pagnotta Engineering developed a custom software to quickly create and accurately evaluate degraded pressure vessels by including thousands of unique thickness measurements.

PEI provided the following services:

  • Fitness for Service Evaluations to determine end of code compliant life for Feed Water Heaters
  • Demonstrated code compliance of PMCap Restoration Method (US Patent 6,860,297) components as installed on Feed Water Heaters and Service Water Piping Systems
  • Determined code criteria stresses for protection against┬áplastic collapse, local failure, and collapse from buckling