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CWNC

165 Pony Drive, Newmarket
Ontario, L3Y 7B5
Phone: +1.905.954.0841
Email: cwnc@curtisswright.com

Curtiss-Wright Nuclear Canada (CWNC)

Located in Newmarket, Ontario, Curtiss-Wright Nuclear Canada (CWNC) is a product and service brand of Curtiss-Wright Nuclear, providing commercial grade dedication, equipment qualification, and project management services to support the local Canadian nuclear market and the international fleet of CANDU utilities. CWNC’s services include seismic testing and analysis, radiation testing, LOCA simulation, and thermal aging, as well as safety-related repair, refurbishment, and reverse engineering to extend the life of electrical and mechanical components. Additionally, CWNC manufactures a portfolio of conductivity cells and cell holders.

CWNC’s qualification center is fully equipped to perform testing in-house on a broad range of components and assemblies, and has been designated as a testing facility for the EPRI SQURTS program. Their tri-axial shaker table has a 10,000 lb. capacity and can be accelerated to 18g with frequencies of 200Hz. All seismic testing and analysis is consistent with the requirements of the CSA N289 series, the IEEE 344 standard, and the IEEE 323 standard. 

CWNC’s quality assurance program is NUPIC-audited, meeting both the CSA Z299.2-1985 + CSA N286-05 and 10CFR50 Appendix B requirements for Canada and the United States. CWNC is also certified by TSSA to N285 and CSAB51 for fabrication of welded and non-welded components. 

Seismic and Equipment Qualification

  • Harsh and Mild Simulation Environments
  • Loss of Coolant Accident (LOCA) Simulation
  • Thermal and Mechanical Aging
  • Radiation Services
  • EMI/EMC Testing
  • Testing Facility for the EPRI SQURTS Program
  • Seismic Testing and Analysis, including a tri-axial table with:
    • 3ft x 3ft tri-axial t-slotted shaker with 10,000 lb capacity
    • 10-inch stroke actuators
    • 160,000 ft-lb overturn capacity
    • Random, sine-sweep, sine-beats, continuous sine-wave or white noise excitation
    • Capacity to operate with ZPA of up to 18 g
    • Frequencies of up to 200 Hz
    • Consistent with CSA N289 series requirements, and the IEEE 344 and IEEE 323 standards

Project Management Services

Our experienced team provides expert project management support for every stage of any project size or complexity. We offer custom tailored solutions that cover everything from supplier management, to streamlining processes, to bridging the gap between commercial and safety-related requirements. Our facilities are equipped to perform in-house qualification testing – including software, seismic, and environmental – and test witnessing to meet project requirements. Key features and benefits of CWNC’s services include:

  • Project management experience in a wide range of areas, including nuclear and government projects
    • Experience with BWR, PWR and CANDU reactors
  • Flexible and responsive team of project management experts
  • Supplier management and consolidation of project timeline for reduced lead times and frustration
  • In-house seismic and environmental qualification, including LOCA
  • Standardized documentation created to meet project requirements

Commercial Grade Dedication and Other Services

  • Full Services Commercial Grade Dedication (CGD) Services
  • Reverse Engineering and Refurbishment Services, Including Obsolescence Solutions
  • Pressure Boundary Engineered Components
  • Conductivity Cells and Cell holders, certified by TSSA to N285 and CSA B51 standards

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