CNNC updates uranium enrichment centrifuge for commercial use

Updated: 2018-03-20

CNNC Shaanxi Uranium Enrichment Co Ltd built China’s new-generation uranium enrichment centrifuge for large-scale commercial application on March 20.

The demonstration project was autonomously researched and developed by CNNC with completely independent intellectual property rights.

The completion of the project indicates that China’s uranium enrichment centrifuges have been updated, meeting standards for commercial production.

The technological level and economic performance have been further improved to reach the international advanced level. 

The development and industrialization of a new-generation uranium enrichment centrifuge will further increase China’s international competitiveness in uranium enrichment sector.

It is a guarantee for the nuclear fuel supply to develop China's nuclear energy, and it is of vital importance to improve the international strength of China's nuclear power.