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Thursday, 25 June 2015

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.

   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
http://www.tepco.co.jp/nu/fukushima-np/handouts/2015/images/handouts_150623_04-j.pdf
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