Nuclear Industry, Reliability always by your side

BERNARD CONTROLS is the world leader in nuclear electric actuation. Relying on 50 years of expertise, close relationship & feedbacks from customers, BC has developed nuclear qualified solutions for Nuclear New Build as well as NPP maintenance.

50+

years of continuous experience in the nuclear sector

120+

nuclear power plants reactors equipped worldwide: Belgium, Bulgaria, China, France, Germany, India, Lithuania, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine

Products qualified: According to the latest nuclear safety standards (RCC-E and IEEE)

EPR

Reliable solutions for the latest generations of reactors such as EPR, Hualong (ACP1000, HPR1000) , VVER, (…)

WNE

Come to visit us at Paris Nord Villepinte in June 2018 during the next edition of the leading global nuclear event: World Nuclear Exchange!

All solutions for the nuclear industry

Based on our experience in the nuclear industry, BERNARD CONTROLS has designed a full range of actuators for use inside and outside nuclear power plants containment and qualified according to latest safety standards (RCC-E, IEEE).

Solutions for all types of reactors

BERNARD CONTROLS, supplies solutions for the latest generation of reactors such as EPR, and for all other types of reactors: ACP1000, ACPR1000+, CPR1000, Hualong, VVER...

A complete range of multi-turn actuators

Close relationships with customers and return on experience have shaped BERNARD CONTROLS SN range of qualified multi-turn actuators designed with safety in mind and optimized maintenance. In addition, BC offers a full range of nuclear qualified solutions for quarter-turn, multi-turn and linear valve movements for On-Off Class A as well as Modulating Class C (BC Class III) applications (EN15714-2 Standard).

Did you know?

BC is an active member of key Nuclear associations:

  • AIFEN (Association des Industriels Français Exportateurs du Nucléaire),
  • GIIN (Groupe Intersyndical de l'Industrie Nucléaire),
  • PFCE (Partenariat France Chine Electricité),
  • PFME (Partenariat France Monde Electricité).

Quality and safety at the heart of our priorities

Permanent self-control

BERNARD CONTROLS appreciates the importance on quality at all stages of the production process, and has put in place and maintains a Quality Management System in accordance with ISO 9001 (certification ISO 9001: 2008 n° 1997/8657,5). BERNARD CONTROLS also maintains the nuclear quality in accordance with ISO 9000, 50C/ SG-Q-IAEA codes and RCC-E Chapitre A5000.

Certified quality

The quality of BERNARD CONTROLS products has been approved and recognized by a number of international certifying bodies, including ABS, CSA, NEMA, ATEX, IEEE, LCIE, Germanischer Lloyd, INERIS and others. Moreover, BC is also the approved supplier of major companies of the power sector such as ALSTOM, AREVA, EDF, TRACTEBEL...

Customer Service expert in Nuclear Field

For more than 50 years, BERNARD CONTROLS has been continuously designing electric actuation solutions for the Nuclear market in close partnership with its customers and all key players of this industry. Strong Customer Support has been a commitment since the beginning and results in processes & teams focused on customers’ needs. Thus, a special sales team is dedicated to nuclear projects and customers. In addition, Project Managers from our R&D Department are available to accompany clients in all their needs and coordinate Projects amongst all involved company Departments in order to design new products, adapt standard ranges to customer needs, prepare a new product qualifications...

Our engineers are also available to validate design of sites or solve customers’ on-site issues thanks to:

  • Test bench to simulate valve operation,
  • Calculation tools & calculation experts to estimate resistance of materials or evaluate over torques due to switch-off delay and valve stiffness, etc.