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Chalk River AECL Plant gets membrane nitrogen generator


Chalk River, Ontario Canada – Compressed Gas Technologies Inc. recently supplied a high flow PMNG membrane nitrogen generator package to Atomic Energy Nuclear Power Plant located in Chalk River, Ontario Canada. The Chalk River facility produces 1/3 of the medical isotopes needed worldwide. The nitrogen generator was required to supply an inert gas to a furnace system. This is the second nitrogen generator supplied to an Atomic Energy facility.

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL). AECL is a leading-edge nuclear technology and services company providing services to utilities worldwide. Over 5,000 highly skilled employees enthusiastically deliver a range of nuclear services: from R&D support, construction management, design and engineering to specialized technology, waste management and decommissioning in support of CANDU reactor products.

AECL is committed to supporting its Canadian and international customers in all aspects of nuclear power technology management. We provide on-site expertise, closely supported by our nuclear science laboratories, testing capability and engineering facilities. CANDU reactors supply about 16% of Canada’s electricity and are an important component of clean-air energy programs on four continents.

For over 50 years AECL has been safely and passionately developing peaceful and productive applications of nuclear energy.