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AREVA GmbH: The Karlstein site


One of the largest commercial nuclear research centers in Europe is located in Karlstein am Main. It features test facilities that are unique in the world. For more than 50 years, nuclear research on component qualification and on increasing pressurized water reactor and boiling water reactor safety has been carried out by highly trained personnel. Manufacturing special components and providing diagnosis and testing services are further focal points of this site.

In its Training Center at Karlstein am Main AREVA GmbH offers the appropriate training for its nuclear customers.


Seligenstädter Str. 100
63791 Karlstein am Main, Germany
Tel.: +49 9131 900 0

Test facilities

  • Biggest large valve test facility (GAP) in the world
  • Integrated test rig Karlstein (INKA) for testing modern boiling water reactor concepts (KERENA)
  • Most powerful test facility for fuel assemblies (KATHY) worldwide
  • Further test facilities for component qualification

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