Mirion Technologies Provides Radiation Monitoring Safety Equipment for Two German Nuclear Power Plants

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Mirion Technologies Radiation Monitoring Systems (RMS) Division announced that it has received an order to supply digital neutron flux monitoring channels for the Philippsburg and Neckarwestheim nuclear power plants in Germany. Both plants are owned by the German energy company EnBW Kernkraft GmbH.

The Mirion equipment includes both DAK 250 and DGK 250 digital channels systems from the MGPI-H&B product line. The DAK 250 digital start-up channel is designed for neutron flux monitoring in the pulse and intermediate range while the DGK 250 digital power range channel is designed for monitoring in the power range. Both digital channel systems have been installed in Philippsburg unit 2 while the DGK 250 system has been installed at Neckarwestheim unit 2. These systems link to, and form part of, the reactor protection systems in boiling water reactors (BWRs), pressurized water reactors (PWRs) and research reactors.

"We are pleased to have been selected by EnBW Kernkraft GmbH to supply these safety related digital systems," commented Jean-Louis Gouronc, President of Mirion's RMS Division. "With our rigorous design and qualification procedures, we will continue to develop these systems to meet our clients' requirements."


Mirion Technologies is a world leader in radiation detection, measuring and monitoring. Mirion has facilities in Europe, Asia, and North America. Mirion Technologies is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay area and is a portfolio company of American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS).

    Source: Mirion Technologies