Air tight drum filling station ☢️

This installation ensures that nuclear spent resins can be safely filled into storage drums. Last week we had a successful FAT of this installation, and the machine is now on its way to a satisfied customer!

The drum is transported via a roller track in a protected cabinet, where it passes two stations. First, a vacuum gripper removes the lid from the drum. At the next stop, the drum is pushed up and is docked to the filling opening. Various sensors ensure that the drum is properly connected, so that it can be safely filled with nuclear spent resins. Once this process is complete, the drum lowers again and rolls back to the first station, where the lid is securely replaced. The drum moves out of the cabinet on the roller track and continues in the process, without any operator intervention near the vessel.