Nuclear Fabrication

We support many manufacturing industries by producing specialized and high grade process equipment. We use the best quality materials and advanced manufacturing processes to ensure the integrity of your nuclear process equipment.

Petersen Inc. manufactures nuclear process equipment, storage containers, gloveboxes and melters for Department of Energy projects, including the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant, Savannah River MOX facility, WIPP and more. Additionally, many clean-up, demolition and disposal projects have contracted with Petersen Inc. to produce process equipment to support safety and proper storage of radioactive material.

Nuclear Gloveboxes

Casks

Nuclear Gloveboxes

Providing only the highest grade of nuclear glovebox equipment, our gloveboxes have been used in high-profile projects such as the Department of Energy’s MOX project at the Savannah River Site, the Waste Treatment Plant – River Protection Project Vitrification facility at the Hanford, Washington State site and LANL CMRR Project. Petersen Inc. glovebox enclosures provide a safe and controlled processing and handling system for nuclear and radioactive products.

Our gloveboxes are used in systems like:

  • MOX energy systems
  • Isotope production
  • Research and development
  • TRU waste processing,
    characterization and packaging
  • Radioactive material handling
  • Tritium capture and processing

Casks

Petersen Inc. is an industry leader in the manufacturing of spent fuel containers and casks, including lead-lined casks. Spent fuel refers to nuclear fuel elements that have been use at commercial nuclear reactors, but are no longer capable of economically sustaining a nuclear reaction.

This spent nuclear fuel then needs to be replaced, properly stored, and properly disposed of. Companies have relied on us to produce high quality containment products for safe, reliable storage of spent fuel. Our in-house proven quality systems and experience ensure that your products are being manufactured to the highest standards in the industry.

Reactor Services

Process Equipment

Reactor Services

With years of experience in commercial nuclear reactor services, Petersen Inc. is equipped to safely handle radioactive treatment needs. We continue to provide ongoing safe solutions to high-profile projects with the Department of Energy, utilities and nuclear related customers. Our planning and expertise ensures timely service, successful project implementation and execution for our clients. Petersen Inc.’s quality standards have been evaluated and approved by the following customers and companies:

  • Battelle Energy Alliance
  • Bechtel Marine Propulsion
  • Bechtel National
  • Boeing
  • CB&I Areva MOX LLC
  • GE Hitachi
  • Energy Solutions
  • Howden
  • Idaho National Laboratory
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • NAC International
  • NADCAP- Welding
  • NRC-10CFR 50 Appendix B/10CFR 71
    Part H
  • Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Westinghouse Electric Co.
  • Westinghouse Savannah River Co.
  • Zion Solutions

Process Equipment

Petersen Inc. offers state-of-the-art facilities specializing in the manufacturing of process equipment, transportation equipment, special handling and monitoring equipment, as well as spent fuel containment containers and casks of all sizes. We also offer experience in providing custom manufactured equipment for decommissioning projects. Some process equipment produced by Petersen Inc. enables the conversion of weapons-grade plutonium into fuel for nuclear power plants. 

We continue to manufacture process equipment that is consistently used to develop and test new processes to meet the demands of nuclear facilities and technology advancements.

Our safe, customer friendly environment and experience allows the Petersen Inc. team the ability to interface and work alongside our customers’ team on a daily basis. We welcome on-site support.