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In 2014 Areva declared an anomaly in the composition of steel in two components of the EPR reactor vessel: the lid and bottom of the vessel. Rémy Catteau, Director of the Nuclear Pressure Equipment Division, discusses this anomaly and the risks involved.
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Siège de l'ASN
15 rue Louis Lejeune
28 June 2017
ASN presents its position regarding the Flamanville EPR reactor vessel anomaly
On 28th June 2017, ASN presented its position regarding the Flamanville EPR reactor pressure vessel anomaly. ASN relied on the analysis of the files transmitted by Areva NP and EDF, carried out by its nuclear pressure equipment department and its technical support organisation IRSN, and on the opinion of its Advisory Committee for nuclear pressure equipment.