© 2019 by Titans of Nuclear. Produced by the Energy Impact Center: www.energyimpactcenter.org

In this episode, we discuss...

  • Dave’s background in welding and his personal journey in the nuclear industry

  • The advantages of welding versus a flange

  • The history of ultrasonic inspection welds

  • Fatigue and creep in fossil plants

  • How data collected from materials testing in fossil plants now contributes to the nuclear industry

  • Temperatures required in coal plants versus those required in nuclear plants

  • The use of 3D printing in additive manufacturing on an industrial scale

  • Improving the time and cost of producing small modular reactors and Gen IV reactors

  • Manufacturing’s vital role in increasing nuclear’s scalability

Dave Gandy

Advanced Manufacturing Expert, Electric Power Research Institute