Joint Stock Company “Afrikantov OKB Mechanical Engineering” (Nizhny Novgorod, “Rosatom” State Corporation enterprise) uses the advanced technologies and know-how and is the leader in the development of the following power equipment:
• different reactors for various purposes;
• various canned shaft-sealed pumps and gas circulators;
• mechanisms for reactor control and protection;
• heat exchange equipment including high-efficient steam generators for various coolants (water, steam, gas, sodium);
• leaktight control, safety and shut-off valves for various working fluids
• mechanisms and devices for reactor refueling, repair and maintenance;
• means for monitoring and control of power plant parameters.
Customers of “Afrikantov OKBM” products are enterprises of nuclear industry, shipbuilding, fleet and housing and utilities sector.
More than 70-year experience in designing and the high scientific, engineering and manufacturing potential allow “Afrikantov OKBM” to successfully solve scientific and technical problems in the process of developing nuclear power plants and equipment meeting the highest safety and reliability requirements.
Based on research test complex, OKBM can conduct tests of high-pressure vessels, wide range of heat exchange equipment and steam generators for steam of up to 550 ºC and 16 MPa, pumps with capacity to 20000 m3/h, gas circulators, all types of power valves, precise electromechanical equipment, drives, manipulators and other mechanisms for various industries.
The manufacturing complex with modern process equipment allows “Afrikantov OKBM” to fulfill the functions of Prime Manufacturer with respect to any equipment being designed.
“Afrikantov OKBM” participates in the complex program for nuclear ships disposal at the stages of safe holding anchorage with unloaded fuel and spent nuclear fuel unloading. The enterprise ranks as the Leading enterprise in refueling maintenance and is the designer of specialized process equipment. At the same time, Afrikantov OKBM participates in handling of spent nuclear fuel of ship reactors and in development of facilities for its storage and transportation.
Under the conversion policy, “Afrikantov OKBM” has developed a number of plants and equipment for agriculture, biotechnological, chemical and oil-refining industries. OKBM mastered production of 6 to 50 m3/h dairy pumps. OKBM-designed 70 m3/h canned pumps operate successfully in the oil-refining industry. The first national automated plant for molecular distillation (APMD) has been developed and fabricated.
“Afrikantov OKBM” works with foreign companies, cooperates extensively with IAEA, and participates in international conferences and workshops.
“Afrikantov OKBM” is ready to cooperate with the Russian and foreign partners in researches, development and fabrication of high-technology articles for power, transport and other industries.