Reactorsaurus to Clean Up Dounreay PFR
Have a nuclear power station problem? Call for Reactorsaurus, an oversized 75 ton waldo that is going to strip the 1950s built Dounreay defunct reactor by remote control. It has two robotic arms with pincers and "roving photographic eyes." The seabed near the PFR (Prototype Fast Reactor) will also be cleaned up as radioactive particles were found in it. At a cost of 2.5 billion pounds, they are hoping to complete the project by 2025. In the meantime, we have visions of Simpsonesque creatures popping out of the water.
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Posted by Sheila Franklin at May 14, 2009 9:04 AM