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Latest ITER Newsline

  • Cryoplant | Filled from floor to ceiling

    The ITER cryoplant used to be a vast echoey chamber with 5,400 m² of interior space divided into two areas; now, it is filled from floor to ceiling with industr [...]

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  • Cryostat | Adjusting, welding, testing ...

    The assembly of the ITER cryostat—the stainless steel "thermos" that insulates the ultra-cold superconducting magnets from the environment—is progress [...]

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  • Tokamak Building | Full steam ahead

    In this central arena of the construction site, construction teams are active three shifts a day—two full work shifts and a third, at night, dedicated to moving [...]

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  • Poloidal field coils | Turning tables and hot resin

    One of only two manufacturing facilities located on the ITER site, the Poloidal Field Coils Winding Facility was constructed by Europe to house the winding, imp [...]

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  • Assembly Hall | One giant standing

    Two identical handling tools in the Assembly Hall will play a critical role in preparing ITER's nine vacuum vessel sectors for their final journey: transport by [...]

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Spring postcards from the ITER site

Spring is blooming again on the ITER worksite and construction is booming as never before. Wherever the eye turns, there are marvels to gaze upon: the rising pillars of the Assembly Hall; the complex geometry of the rebar inside the Tokamak Complex; the strangely abstract pattern of the steel plates embedded in the walls...

As Newsline will not be published next week due to the May recess in France, we offer you this selection of worksite views.

We will be back with more news and images on 18 May.


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