Hitachi-GE introduces robot for radioactive decontamination

03/11/2013 | Mainichi (Japan), The

Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy introduced a robot that was developed for the decontamination of nuclear sites. It is called Arounder, and it uses highly pressurized water to scrape off surfaces while recovering radioactive waste with a suction spout. The company said it hopes to deploy the robot at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan this summer.

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