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Around the manufacturing world in 3 minutes

ITER Communication

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The manufacturing of ITER components is underway in factories all around the world.

This short video, presented by ITER Director-General Motojima to the representatives of the seven ITER Members, took the guests to the locations where action is happening ... to superconductor production lines, to vacuum vessel welding trials and to a newly built test facility where the plasma-facing components are exposed to extreme heat loads.

Fasten your seatbelt for a three-minute voyage around the world ...



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