Watlow® Receives NPT Certification from ASME for Nuclear Power Applications
10/24/2014 12:00:00 AM
Watlow®, an industry leader in the design and manufacture of complete thermal systems, announced that it received the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section III, NPT Certificate of Authorization. This certification ensures that the components manufactured by Watlow meet the highest level of standards for the nuclear industry.
The ASME N-type Certificates of Authorization are extremely well respected in the nuclear industry, and are recognized throughout the world as an exceptionally rigorous verification of an organization’s quality assurance systems and processes. The NPT Certificate allows Watlow to fabricate and stamp its products in accordance with the requirements of Section III. The NPT Certificate, along with Watlow’s existing ASME Section VIII Certification, also positions Watlow to directly supply nuclear components to its customers, simplifying the supply chain and program management efforts.
“We are pleased to receive the NPT certificate,” said Kevin Schloemann, Watlow’s vice president and general manager for the energy processes business unit. “Watlow has continuously supplied the nuclear industry since its inception, and this certification further demonstrates a deep commitment to serve our customers. We provide industry-leading thermal solutions for many nuclear applications, and are proud to be recognized for the quality products we produce.”
Watlow offers many thermal products to the nuclear industry including pressurizer heaters, flanged immersion heaters, tubular heaters, core exit thermocouples, hot and cold leg RTDs, SCR power controllers and test systems used for reactor simulations.
Watlow designs and manufactures industrial heaters, temperature sensors, controllers and supporting software as well as assemblies – all of the components of a thermal system. The company partners with its customers to optimize thermal performance, decrease design time and improve efficiency of their products and applications.
Watlow brings its experience to numerous industries, including semiconductor processing, environmental chambers, energy processes, diesel emissions, medical and foodservice equipment.
Since 1922, Watlow has grown in product capability, market experience and global reach. The company holds more than 415 patents and employs 2,000 employees working in nine manufacturing facilities and three technology centers in the United States, Mexico, Europe and Asia. Watlow also has sales offices in 16 countries around the world. The company continues to grow, while the commitment remains the same – to provide its customers with superior products and services for their individual needs.
For additional information call your nearest Watlow representative:
Phone: 1+ (800) WATLOW2, 1+ (314) 878-4600
Fax: 1+ (877) 893-1005, 1+ (314) 878-6814