COLOGNE, GERMANY--TÜV Rheinland has been accepted by the Nuclear AMRC, based at the University of Sheffield, as a Tier 2 member. The Nuclear AMRC combines industry expertise and university innovation to improve capabilities and performance along the nuclear supply chain. Over Fforty companies, including reactor vendors, manufacturers and specialist equipment and service providers, have now joined as full members. 
TÜV Rheinland Sonovation is the worldwide Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Competence Centre for TÜV Rheinland. The Dutch-based company offers a range of specialized services, products, software solutions and high-level training to Nuclear AMRC. 
Foremost amongst this is the provision of ultrasonic inspection at high temperatures, training in advanced technology and provision of equipment. 
“This cooperation of TÜV Rheinland and Nuclear AMRC will greatly support the aims of both organizations," says Jan Verkooijen, R&D director of TÜV Rheinland Sonovation. "With our state of the art NDT technology and ongoing R&D, we hope to contribute to safety, reliability and efficiency to the business.”