SL COMPLETES THE FEEDER COUPLING SEAL QUALIFICATION TEST PROGRAM FOR BRUCE POWER

Pictured above: Feeder Coupling Seal Qualification Test Section Stern Labs (SL) completed a multi-year test program to support the Bruce Power Major Component Replacement (MCR) Project.  The Feeder Coupling Seal Qualification Program required months of testing with thousands of testing cycles performed.  This program was completed using a test loop designed for temperatures up to 600⁰F and pressures up to ...

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ONCI HAMILTON NUCLEAR SHOWCASE

ONCI held an event at McMaster University in Hamilton to showcase some of its local members which included Stern Laboratories Inc, Liburdi, Toshiba, Unified Engineering and Laurentis. This was to celebrate the significant impact local OCNI members have had in the nuclear industry as well as the positive economic impact and creating of long-term skilled jobs. Each of the companies ...

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Technical University of Munich (TUM) visits Stern Laboratories Inc.

During there visit to McMaster Nuclear Reactor and McMaster University Cyclotron Facility, the team from TUM and McMaster also visited Stern Laboratories Inc. (SL) for a tour of our facilities. LinkedIn Full Article Top row, left to right: Katrina Shehu, Tilman Schlitt, Gordon Hadaller (SL President), Christian Reiter, Frank Labonte. Bottom row, left to right: Richard Van Lochem (SL Project ...

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Ontario Energy Minister Todd Smith Visits Stern Laboratories

On October 1st, 2021 Stern Laboratories was pleased to host the Ontario Energy Minister, Todd Smith and staff on a facility tour to showcase the important services the small private company provide to support the operation and on-going refurbishments at both Bruce Power and Ontario Power Generation nuclear stations. The tour highlighted the high-quality products and services Stern Laboratories provides ...

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Stern Labs Delivers Shielded Flasks and Canisters to Bruce Power as Part of the ICFD Removal Tool System

Earlier this year, Bruce Power trusted Stern Laboratories to fabricate, test, and deliver 11 Shielded Flasks and Canister Stacks; both fundamental components of the ICFD Removal Tool System. Stern was able to deliver the required equipment within tight schedule constraints while ensuring the highest standards of quality and performance. The welding, lead filling and testing of components required the expertise ...

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SL Completes Manufacture of Test Assembly to Perform LOCA Experiments for IRSN

In the fall of 2018, Stern Laboratories (SL) completed the design and construction of a simulated nuclear fuel test assembly for the Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire (IRSN), located in France.   The test assembly will be used to perform thermal-hydraulic experiments for simulated loss of coolant accidents (LOCA).  These experiments will include partially blocked fuel assemblies: acronym COAL ...

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Stern Labs delivers 25 ton lead shielded Flask and Cart to Bruce Power

December 2020, When Bruce Power needed to fabricate a shielded flask for their Moderator Purification System Filters, they trusted Stern Laboratories to deliver.  Leveraging our 15+ year experience building custom shielded containers for radioactive equipment, Stern Laboratories ensured that the flask was welded, lead filled, and tested to the highest standards of quality and shielding integrity. In addition, Stern Laboratories ...

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OCNI FOUNDING MEMBERS AWARD

Pictured above from left to right: Gordon Hadaller (President, Stern Laboratories Inc.), Marina Oeyangen (Director of Operations, ONCI) Ron Oberth (President of ONCI) The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) held its 40th Anniversary AGM & Awards on November 28th at the Ajax Convention Centre in Ajax Ontario. The AGM celebrated OCNI’s 40-year contribution to the Canadian nuclear industry. Gordon ...

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Alert – COVID-19

2021-01-04 To: All Stern Labs Employee’s and Visitors   Taking extra precautions in allowing visitors to enter our workplace is important for us in limiting exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace. Stern Labs reserves the right to require visitors to wear suitable PPE and to fill out a Covid-19 Screening Form prior to entering our facility.  If a visitor answers ...

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OPG AND CANATOM VISIT STERN LABORATORIES INC

Pictured above from left to right (Front row): Mike Allen (Senior VP Darlington Refurbishment), Kala Carrol, Gordon Hadaller (Stern Labs President) , Sean Toohey (Director)/ (Back row): Steve Lupton, Yaman Erdem, Jay Snell (Project Eng. Stern Labs), Ashleigh Shanahan, Rob Martinez   Mike Allen, Senior VP of Darlington Refurbishment and Sean Toohey from CANATOM visited Stern Laboratories Inc. this week ...

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