Throwback Thursday – The Lab Van ‘70s Style
August 25, 2016Posted by on
The image directly above on the left shows an NRC inspector placing a liquid radioactive waste sample in a cryogenic detector for analysis of its isotopic composition. In the image directly above on the right, an NRC inspector reviews analytical data. A similar van, but with portable equipment, was used to verify measurements during safeguards inspections of materials facilities. During a safeguards inspection, the equipment was removed from the van and carried inside the facility for use.
Images from the 1975 U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Annual Report