The Porvair gas clean up filters, for UK AGR reactors, form a critical part of the gas heat transfer system at the core of the reactor.
The development orders are for US nuclear fuel production and waste handling projects in France. Porvair says that if successful these could lead to further, much larger orders for the filtration company from 2011.
Ben Stocks, CEO of Porvair, said: “Porvair’s Microfiltration division has enjoyed considerable success in developing its position as a leading supplier of gas clean up filters for the nuclear industry. The contracts won this week further demonstrate Porvair’s market leading capability in filters for the nuclear industry.”