COAPSA, a top engineering company in the Spanish market of lifting and handling systems for the nuclear industry, has entrusted VASCAT to supply of three MAC QI motors for a modernization project of the fuel lift system located at Almaraz nuclear power plant (Cáceres).

Specifically, VASCAT has supplied two 130 kW MAC QI 200 motors for the auxiliary lift drive system and a 10 kW MAC QI 132 motor for the traverse drive system. Both motors have been customized according to the customer’s specifications. In addition to this, the QI 200 motors have been equipped with acoustic insulation kit in order to reduce its noise level. The validation tests of these machines were carried out jointly with the customer in the VASCAT facilities and also had the participation of an external certification body.

Evidence of the success of this collaboration is that COAPSA is going to trust again in VASCAT for a second crane modernization.