Borouge products used at Barakah Plant support UAE clean energy transition
- Aug 18, 2022 2:04 pm GMT
In a statement to the
The Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant was designed in accordance with the
"To develop the cooling system at Barakah Plant, pre-compounded polyethylene polymers (PE100) from Borouge were used to manufacture pressure pipes by
He added that pressure pipes are central to the cooling of the nuclear reactors and fuel assemblies. The superior grade made using proprietary Borstar technology from Borealis, is a corrosion and chemical resistant pressure pipe compound, capable of withstanding natural disasters, and demanding industrial conditions that range from high levels of impact, to abrasions and stress cracking.
The pressure pipes were fully-produced in the
"We are very proud that Borouge has achieved a world first through the qualification of its material for critical projects such as the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant. As a
Upon completion, the Barakah Plant, developed by the
Once all four units are operational, the plant will prevent 22.4 million tonnes of
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