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Two massive tanks ready for the ITER cryoplant

Fusion for Energy

The two quench tanks of the ITER cryoplant stored at Chart Ferox, Czech Republic (Click to view larger version...)
The two quench tanks of the ITER cryoplant stored at Chart Ferox, Czech Republic
Two of the largest tanks for the ITER cryoplant have been manufactured. The massive pieces of equipment, produced by Air Liquide and subcontractor Chart Ferox, each measure 35 metres x 4.5 metres and will require an exceptional convoy to be transported from the port of Marseille, Fos-sur-Mer, to the ITER construction site.

Read the full story on the European Domestic Agency website.


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