Robot will use a brush for collecting fuel fusion on the nuclear power plant "Fukushima"

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The robotized hand equipped with a brush and a vacuum vessel will be used for collecting the melted fuel on emergency nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1", on July 27 reports "Asahi Simbun". The government and the operator of station Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings, Inc plan to get the melted fuel on the reactor No. 2 as level of radiation in it is rather low. Let's remind, in 2011 after an earthquake and a tsunami in the first, second and third reactors of the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1" there was a fusion of an active zone. Because of radioactivity the part of fuel at the bottom of the reactor still is in...

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