Fire resistant seals for 3000 openings

NUVIA is implementing fire barrier seals in openings in compliance with the highest standards at the new EPR in Flamanville. The main challenge of the project is to carry out works on-time, safely and in accordance with the specifications and qualifications. NUVIA Structure and NUVIA Protection created a joint venture to carry out the project.

Project parties

Client: EDF

Awarding authority: EDF

General contractor: NUVIA

Project challenges
  • Quality: On-site implementation in compliance with the qualifications
  • Safety: 0 accident
  • Delivery Programme: Works completion planned prior to fuel arrival (before the end of 2018)
  • One year was necessary for studies: requirements, analysis and definition of solutions
  • Product qualifications: tests performed in NUVIA’s fire rated Lab (Pierrelatte, France). Total duration: 9 months
  • On-site works: sealing of 3000 openings in less than 18 months

Country: France

Site: Flamanville

Unit: FLA3 (EPR)

Building: all the buildings

Key figures

  • From 01/04/16 up to 31/03/2019

  • Project figures: 21 M€ (of which 12M€ for NUVIA Structure)

  • 70 workers (peak activity)