Thursday, January 19, 2017

Fukushima Daiichi: (Nitrogen?) Device Screenshots


I'm assuming this very large device is what injects nitrogen into the reactors to prevent the buildup of explosive gasses.

I've seen the device many times before and it usually is placed in service when atmospheric emissions start to thicken, as illustrated by this screenshot from earlier today:

Jan 20 00:33






It is huge, as illustrated here when the crane pulls it out of the building and drops it in the foreground of the building (reactor1) where it had been embedded: