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Material Handling in Nuclear Decommissioning

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Remote monitoring

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Human nuclear exposure reduced

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Wet & dry compatible

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Business Problem

Developments of a prototype aiming to handle nuclear waste

Forth Engineering and researchers at the University of Manchester are working on a hydraulic spider, funded via a Knowledge Transfer Partnership through InnovateUK and the NDA.

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Human safety is paramount in nuclear decommissioning

Human safety is paramount in nuclear decommissioning

Sources: https://www.gov.uk/government/case-studies/robotic-spider-may-be-the-answer-in-spent-fuel-ponds