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Topic Title: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Nuclear Facilities Tour
Topic Summary: Should the IET arrange an analogous engineering tour of NNL and NDA facilities?
Created On: 07 April 2013 11:39 AM
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 07 April 2013 11:39 AM
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jarathoon

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For those interested in thinking about the materials to be used in new new fourth generation nuclear technologies involving molten salts, either just for heat transport or as a medium for nuclear reactions, this video is very interesting and thought provoking.

"Thorium Advocate Nuclear Tour of Oak Ridge National Laboratory"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hA8V8y52BM

"Thorium advocate Kirk Sorensen, Kirk Dorius & Baroness Bryony Worthington tour ORNL's nuclear facilities including the MSRE (Molten Salt Reactor Experiment).

Molten Salt Reactors, Fluoride Salt Cooled High Temperature Reactors, Small Modular Reactors and Advanced High Temperature Reactors are discussed. ORNL's salt loop is presented."


I would like to see more of our technical and engineering experts, talking more freely and rationally about how they see the future of nuclear technologies.

Perhaps the IET should organise a tour given by the technical engineers and thinkers in the NNL and the NDA, to see what they really think as individuals, given their experiences of working in the uk nuclear sector over many years.

James Arathoon

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