TEPCO Inspects Gas Control & Introduces A New Robot

TEPCO announced they are sending in robots to inspect an improvised gas control duct in unit 3. They do not say why they are inspecting the “duct” that looks more like a reinforced hose. This duct was quite obviously installed by humans at some earlier date yet TEPCO never reported this specifically. Now they will send in robots because the radiation levels are too high.

While this is good as far as protecting workers and using robots for mundane tasks, the exposures of the workers that installed the duct were likely quite high. The worker seen in the image is wearing a yellow protective suit seen when workers have to go into extremely high radiation areas.

TEPCO also introduced a new robot.

FRIGO-MA built by Mitsubishi
Details on the work at unit 3 and the new robot check out TEPCO’s handout handouts_121126_02-e

 

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