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Specialized Tooling Design

Specialized Tooling Design

For over 160 years, BWXT has been and innovator in the energy industry – from designing and manufacturing large steam generators to small scale inspection tools, we’ve steadily helped drive our industry to higher levels by raising the bar on everything that we do.

From custom software development, to high-end prototype manufacturing, our team of designers and NDE technicians thrive at producing solutions that respond to our customers’ plant challenges.

At the heart of our operation, is a team of highly motivated, skilled engineers and technicians that not only design, fabricate and test our tooling and products, but install and provide services to our customers. This provides our customers not only with peace of mind, but a single source for a specialized, high quality, innovative tools and products that not only work in the field, but also satisfies your goal: optimization of plant performance.

We’re proactively developing new and innovative tooling, software, techniques and procedures to address the challenges of inspecting and maintaining today’s nuclear plants.

We recently developed a range of cutting, shifting, jacking and welding tools used to shift fuel channels for a recent outage. These tools and processes helped reduce the overall project time, scope, and dose, thus providing significant benefit to the technicians, and most of all, our customer.


Whether it’s modifying an existing process, designing first-of-a-kind tooling for inspection or repair, adapting processes to fit tight timelines, or developing complex software and hardware solutions, our focus on innovation continues to thrust us to the forefront of our industry. 

Contact BWXT today to see how we can customize a solution for your needs.