OKBM Afrikantov

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OKBM Afrikantov
Type Public (OAO)
Industry Nuclear engineering
Headquarters Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Parent Rosatom
Website www.okbm.nnov.ru
OKBM Afrikantov in Nizhny Novgorod

OKBM Afrikantov (full name: OAO I. I. Afrikantov OKB Mechanical Engineering, Russian: Опытное конструкторское бюро машиностроения им. И. И. Африкантова) is a nuclear engineering company located in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. It is a subsidiary of Rosatom. The company is named after Igor Afrikantov.

History[edit]

The company was founded in 1945. In 1998, it was named after its former chief designer and director I. I. Afrikantov.

Products[edit]

The company is a developer of the nuclear reactors. It has designed and assembled KLT-40S reactors for the first Russian floating nuclear power station Akademik Lomonosov.[1] It also developed the RITM-200 design pressurized water reactor which is used for LK-60 model nuclear-powered icebreaker.[2]

OKBM Afrikantov participated in the construction of China Experimental Fast Reactor.[3]

Reactors[edit]

A list of some reactors under her flagship or participation:

Name Power (in MWe) Technology Producer Status
a 0 a a a
ABV 3-10 PWR OKBM Afrikantov & IPPE Detailed Design
KLT-20 20 PWR OKBM Afrikantov Conceptual Design
KLT-40 35 PWR OKBM Afrikantov Under Construction
VBER-300 325 PWR OKBM Afrikantov Licensing Stage
VBER-150 110 PWR OKBM Afrikantov Conceptual Design
BN GT-300 300 SFR OKBM, IPPE & SPb AEP Conceptual Design
BMN-170 170 SFR OKBM, IPPE & SPb AEP Conceptual Design
RITM-200 50 PWR OKBM Afrikantov Under Construction
GT-MHR 285 HTGR OKBM Afrikantov Conceptual Design Completed
MHR-T 4х205.5 HTGR OKBM Afrikantov Conceptual Design
MHR-100 25 - 87 HTGR OKBM Afrikantov Conceptual Design
IRIS 335 PWR OKBM (participant) Basic Design
CEFR 20 LMFR OKBM (participant) Operating
z 9999 z z

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reactors ready for floating plant". World Nuclear News. 2009-08-07. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  2. ^ "Shipyard wins giant nuclear icebreaker tender". World Nuclear News. 2012-08-07. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  3. ^ "Chinese fast reactor starts supplying electricity". World Nuclear News. 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 

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