Reactor isotope removal

The removal of a number of isotope cartridges from two channels within the Windscale Pile 2 reactor and placement in an approved, shielded storage package in order to progress decommissioning of the reactor.

JFN designed, manufactured and tested a modular system comprising a retrieval tool, deployment rods, containment unit and diverter valve and supported commissioning and deployment of the system to successfully remove and safely place in storage the isotope cartridges.

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