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Winter School 2021

From the conception to the qualification of cables - J. ROLIER, NEXANS Group, France
Multi-scale analysis of the radio-thermal aging of XLPE cable insulation in nuclear environment. Part 1: Stabilization and oxidation mechanisms - X. Colin, PIMM, Arts et Métiers Institute of Technology, CNRS, CNAM, HESAM University, Paris, France
Multi-scale analysis of the radio-thermal aging of XLPE cable insulation in nuclear environment. Part II: Consequences on the macromolecular network and the crystalline morphology - S. Roland, PIMM, Arts et Métiers Institute of Technology, CNRS, CNAM, HESAM University, Paris, France
Cable Ageing Management Program, Activities at NPPs, Experiences - K. ANDRLE, ÚJV Řež, a. s., Czech Republic
Complementarity of FTIR spectroscopy, swelling tests and OIT measurements to probe physico-chemical evolutions of irradiated polymers - C. Le Gall, Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire, PSN-RES/SEREX, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance, France
The use of the EPR technique to assess the aging of polymer composites, Part I. Principles of electron paramagnetic resonance and examples of applications - Jarosław Sadło, Laboratory of Radiation Modified Polymers, Centre for Radiation Research and Technology Institute of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology, Warsaw, Poland
The use of the EPR technique to assess the aging of polymer composites, part II - radicals in polyolefin blends - H. Lewandowska, Laboratory of Radiation Modified Polymers, Centre for Radiation Research and Technology Institute of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology, Warsaw, Poland
Mechanical tests and modeling for aging evaluation - Konsta Sipilä, Harri Joki, VTT, Finland
Dielectric spectroscopy for aging assessment - Davide Fabiani, DEI - University of Bologna, Italy
THz technique for evaluation of ageing of NPP cables - Andreas Keller, Fraunhofer Institute for Nondestructive Testing IZFP, Saarbrücken, Germany
TDR/FDR technique for evaluation of aging of NPP cables - Moussa Kafal, CEA, France
Kinetic modelling of polymer aging - X. Colin, PIMM, Arts et Métiers Institute of Technology, CNRS, CNAM, HESAM University, Paris, France
Virtual Polymer, multi-scale and multi-physical modelling of the polymer ageing - Dr. Morgane Broudin, EDF, France
Cable degradation assessment by COMSY tool - Sascha Disco, Framatome, Germany
Predictive and life modelling of cables through electrical NDT properties - Dr. Simone Vincenzo Suraci, University of Bologna, Italy
THz electrical response modelling on the micro- and macroscale Christopher Stumm, Fraunhofer Institute for Nondestructive Testing IZFP, Saarbrücken, Germany
Modeling of mechanical properties as function of ageing - Jukka Vaari, Viacheslav Balobanov, VTT, Finland
Ab initio modelling of polymers - Guido Roma, CEA, France
US DOE Research Supporting Cable Aging Management - Leonard S. Fifield, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), US

Public deliverables

D2.2: Specifications of tests - accelerated ageing protocol, test strategy
Download deliverable D2.2:  TMC-D2_2-Specifications_of_tests
D2.3: Specifications of accident conditions – Experimental test protocols
D2.4: Cable ageing progress report n°1
Download deliverable D2.4:  TMC-D2_4-Cable_ageing_progress_report_no1
D2.5: Cable ageing progress report n°2
D3.1: Database available for upload
Download deliverable D3.1:  TMC-D3_1-Database_available_for_upload
D3.2: Measurement Protocols
Download deliverable D3.2: TMC-D3_2-Measurement_protocols
D3.4: EPRS and Electrical techniques report
D4.1: Multi scale models or relations for unaged polymers
D4.3: Kinetics modelling of formulated polymer ageing in nuclear environment without fillers
D4.4: Multiscale modelling of polymer ageing
D4.6: Kinetics modelling of formulated polymer ageing in nuclear environment with fillers
D6.1: First revision of specifications (of the TeaM Cables Tool)
D6.2: Implementation of the software
D7.2: Project public website
Dowload deliverable D7.2: TMC-D7_2-Project_Public_Website

Press Material

TeaM Cables first press release - September 2017

Download TeaM-Cables press release n°1: TeaM-Cables-press_release-170926

Project Documentation

TeaM Cables project flyer
Download TeaM Cables flyer: TeaM-Cables-leaflet
TeaM Cables project presentation
Download TeaM Cables project presentation: TeaM-Cables-presentation

SAVE THE DATE: 2ND EQUIPMENT QUALIFICATION IN NUCLEAR INSTALLATIONS MEETING, May 23-26, 2022 at UJV Rez, Czech Republic

Partner UJV is hosting the following meeting in connection with the TeaM Cables project:   2nd International Equipment Qualification in Nuclear Installations meeting. Save the date: May 23rd to 26th, 2022 for the meeting in Rez, Czech Republic.   We are optimistic...

TeaM Cables Winter School, Italy, 15th-18th November 2021

TeaM Cables is organising a Winter School consisting in two and a half days of lectures and experimental training for students and young engineers/scientists on condition monitoring techniques and life modelling of polymers applied to cables used in NPPs, with...

TeaM Cables publications available!

TeaM Cables partners are regularly publishing articles or abstracts for conferences, please check regularly the Publications section that is continuously updated!

TeaM Cables partners met at the University of Bologna on 27-29 March 2019

The TeaM Cables consortium met during the General Assembly of the project from 27th to 29th March, 2019 at the University of Bologna (Italy), one of the project partners. After 18 months since project start, this meeting was the occasion for the consortium to discuss...

EQUIPMENT QUALIFICATION IN NUCLEAR INSTALLATIONS MEETING, May 20 – 23, 2019 at UJV

Partner UJV is hosting the following meeting in connection with the TeaM Cables project: EQUIPMENT QUALIFICATION IN NUCLEAR INSTALLATIONS MEETING, May 20 - 23, 2019, Řež (30 minutes from Prague), Czech Republic More details and registration at...

TeaM Cables leaflet available for download in the Media Centre

The leaflet summing the activities of the TeaM Cables project can be dowloaded from the Media Centre.

TeaM Cables partners met during the NUGENIA forum in April 2018 in Prague

The TeaM Cables consortium was present during NUGENIA annual forum organised between 10-12 April 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic. It was an opportunity for partners to meet seven months after project start.

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