Acid pickling in nuclear
power plant

“FSP had sufficient expertise and patience to explain the various phases and potential risks. Planning was carried out with great care and time. FSP also receives perfect score regarding to occupational safety.” -TVO

The mission of FSP was to handle the Olkiluoto nuclear power plant’s storage basins of used fuel – on site.

Acid pickling was used to ensure that the nuclear plant’s storage basins durable and safe to use.

Acid mixture was sprayed onto the stainless steel surface for cleansing and was left on for about an hour. After this, the surface was washed clean. The water, which still contains corrosive acids, was carefully collected and delivered to Ekokem for disposal.

  • CLIENT TVO (Teollisuuden Voima Oyj)
  • YEAR 2014
  • LOCATIONOlkiluoto, Finland