46 SOMMER doors in place

published on 10. July 2020 12:41

© Foto: SOMMER
 

Project: ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor)
Saint-Paul-lès-Durance, France


Since 2018 a machine called "Moped" (in French "la pétrolette") has been used to install 46 high security doors supplied by SOMMER in the nuclear research center in southern France.
The 2 x 4 meter large leaves with a weight of 65 tonnes provide a barrier to protect the environment from nuclear radiation.
A project which has now been finalised on 19 June.

 

Read the official article on iter.org