Caran Produces Better Fuel Hardware For the Nuclear Industry

nuclear pic 100 million components. 100 million welds. 130 thousand spacers. 40 years of experience. It all adds up to leadership, an area where Caran has no equal when it comes to nuclear fuel hardware manufacturing. Whether you need spacer components, assembled and laser welded spacers, channel and bundle hardware or advanced reactor hardware, Caran delivers better technology, better solutions, better parts and better quality.
Caran has been around since the beginning, supplying the finest hardware, the latest technologies, state-of the-art manufacturing and unparalleled support. The companies that started the industry started with Caran, and they keep coming back.

No Reactor Problems

Leading the way in automated processes, Caran uses progressive die stamping, vision-guided laser welders, spring force measurement systems and vision systems for measuring dimensions of assemblies and components.

Reliability is further enhanced with Six Sigma and mistake proofing. And all nuclear fuel bundle spacers are 100% measured for spring force and rod spacing by automated machines. In over 40 years in business, Caran has experienced zero reactor problems resulting from its hardware.

Fully Certified

Caran has been audited by numerous nuclear fuel suppliers, utilities and regulatory agencies and has been found to meet all the requirements of 10CFR50 Appendix B and NQA-1 and is also certified to ISO 9000 by Orion Registrar.

Facility

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Caran Precision serves its global customers from modern facilities in Fullerton, California. Serving customers around the globe, Caran has particular strengths in its location and support of Mexican, Pacific Basin, and Asian customers.

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Capabilities

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Caran Precision capabilities extend from Light and Heavy Gage Stamping, Burst Disks & Cups, Deep Drawing, Welding & Assembly, Tubing, Engineering, Tooling, Intergrated Manufacturing, Quality, and Metallurgical Laboratory.

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Stampings

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Anything you need - Caran Precision can stamp. By consolidating multiple components in single stamped parts, we have been instrumental in replacing expensive impacted and machined parts with precision stamped components.

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