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Dismantling of Contaminated Water Tanks in Fukushima Daiichi

TEPCO explains how they will go about taking down the many bolt together tanks at the disaster site, to be replaced with welded tanks in what is becoming a crowded patch of land on the plant grounds.

1  Example drawing of the tank preparation process including an air filtration system

and the spraying of dust inhibitor s prior to disassembly


 Interior of a drained tank with sprayer installed


 Tank with plastic tarp roof


 Partially disassembled tank portion


Tank before final sludge draining


Drained tank before removal


Building where tank sections will be cut down


 Transport of tank sections for cutting


Band saws for cutting down tank sections


Inside saw system


HEPA dust system installed on the saw.

Tepco says the remaining scrap will be loaded into steel containers and will be stored on site.

Source: Tepco

Click to access handouts_150623_04-j.pdf


June 25, 2015 - Posted by | Japan |

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  1. Reblogged this on Mining Awareness Plus.

    Comment by miningawareness | June 27, 2015 | Reply

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