On the one hand the newly developed coating robot is based on Inspector Systems’ pipe robot technology, and on the other hand on the Humidur® epoxy coating produced by the Belgian company Acotec.

In 2004, the energy group EDF announced the construction of a third reactor in Flamanville, France, involving the third generation of pressurised water reactors, the European Pressurised Water Reactor (EPR), which the French company Atomholding AREVA and Siemens have been producing since 1992.