De eerste Belgische nukleaire centrale BR3

Research output: Report/bookBLG - Open report


  • M. Potemans
  • SCK•CEN - Studiecentrum voor Kernenergie/Centre d’Etude de l’Energie Nucléaire

Documents & links


  • BLG-192

    Final published version, 8.71 MB, PDF document


This article describes the BR3 electric power station, which was first connected to the outside electricity net on October 10, 1962. The author describes with some details the main cooling circuit, the auxiliary circuits, the secondary part of the power station, the generators and other electrical installations, the ventilation and the problem of radioactive waste. Finally the article deals with considerations concerning the safety of the BR3, the test methods and the training of the personnel.


Original languageDutch
PublisherSCK CEN
Number of pages13
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1963
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameSCK•CEN Reports
PublisherStudiecentrum voor Kernenergie


  • BR3

ID: 6873445