Welding defects of deaerator at Chinese nuclear plant were long known to manufacturer, documents show

Documents show that defects with a deaerator in the generating unit 1 of Taishan nuclear power plant were known as early as 2012, following FactWire’s revelation on Tuesday that the key component cracked during performance tests. Harbin Boiler, the manufacturer, has apparently faced technical challenges since the early stages of production, causing oversized gaps between […]