Capsa Solutions is due to start manufacturing trials for its innovative intermediate level waste container.
Having completed the initial design stage, and after ensuring it fully complied with regulatory requirements, we then carried out a baseline method of manufacture review. At this stage, we looked at how much it would cost to manufacture the container at high volume based on conventional methods of manufacturing.
Next, following the information we gathered from the first review, we explored alternative, more cost effective and efficient manufacturing options that have not traditionally been used in the nuclear sector previously. The proposed changes were evaluated and incorporated into a new and improved design, whilst still taking account of regulatory compliance implications and the performance of the container.
Equipped with our latest design, we are now looking forward to carrying out manufacturing trials to prove the cost savings that we are hoping to achieve.