Contractors work on nuclear reactor and a plant for processing nuclear waste in Richland, Washington.
Richland Washington USA Date:1966 Duration:5 min 20 sec Sound:Yes
Activities of the Atomic Energy Commission on the Hanford Project in Richland, Washington. The Atomic Energy Commission at the Richland Headquarters for the Hanford work. A General Electric company worker works at machines and equipment. An aerial view of the Hanford plant shows nuclear reactors and separation plants. Workers work at the separation machinery to separate plutonium from uranium. Uranium rods in a wooden box are carried. An animation of a uranium rod shows fissionable uranium content and the process of conversion of non fissionable uranium to plutonium. Workers in an elevator are lowered. Workers at the reactor load the reactor with fuel. Water being used as a coolant in the reactor. A water purification plant. Other workers remove the used up uranium from the rear end of the reactor. The used up fuel is disposed in water tanks. More radioactive materials are carried in a railroad. Materials are taken to another plant. A worker operates a crane. The aluminum cladding is removed. The crane lowers the fuel. The fuel is changed to three useful products inside the plant. Workers at the plant process uranium for further use. Solid uranium is placed in a cylindrical containers. A machine lifts the containers and places it on a flat car. A chart shows injury free days in various plants.
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