Molten Salt Reactor Workshop 2019

WHEN October 2-3, 2019
WHERE Oak Ridge, TN ORNL

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Sessions included: Save the Date

  • Updates from MSR developers
  • University-led MSR science and engineering
  • MSR-related activities within US DOE and US NRC
  • International cooperative activities in MSR science, safety, and safeguards

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Video: Molten Salt Reactor Experiment

This film was produced in 1969 by Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the United States Atomic Energy Commission to inform the public regarding the history, technology, and milestones of the Molten Salt Reactor Experiment (MSRE). Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Molten Salt Reactor Experiment was designed to assess the viability of liquid fuel reactor technologies for use in commercial power generation. It operated from January 1965 through December 1969, logging more than 13,000 hours at full power during its four-year run. The MSRE was designated a nuclear historic landmark in 1994.

Video: Remote Maintenance of Molten Salt Reactors

Video shows a demonstration of replacing the major components of a molten salt reactor mock-up built by ORNL in the late 1950s - early 1960s using remote handling technology.

Gallery: Workshop 2016

Previous Workshops

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