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The port—more than just a hole in the wall

Myriam Jacobs

Basically speaking, the 44 ports of the ITER vacuum vessel are openings that allow the installation of plugs, which themselves are fitted with a variety of plasma diagnostic and heating equipment. This short animation illustrates how the plugs fit into the port and how a port plug can be exchanged by the means of remote handling technology.

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Many more videos are available on the ITER video page...

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