V.C. Summer Unit 3: Containment Vessel Bottom Head Set

The containment vessel bottom head (CVBH) was placed in the Unit 3 nuclear island on May 21, 2014.  It forms the base of the containment vessel and is the first of five sections that will comprise the robust structure.  The CVBH consists of steel plates that are welded together and weighs approximately 1.8 million pounds.