New liner for research reactor pool

Two hands holding a flexible piece of epoxy over a pool with a glowing blue nuclear reactor at the bottom.The tank that holds the state’s only research nuclear reactor will soon be coated with a new, flexible epoxy lining without the reactor ever having to leave its watery home.

The WSU Nuclear Science Center has a unique reactor pool: a relatively large, rectangular concrete-walled tank about 25-feet deep and filled with 65,000 gallons of water. Near the bottom the glowing blue reactor core rests in a … Continue reading New liner for research reactor pool