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Thermonuclear experimental reactor: L&T delivers world’s largest vacuum vessel


The cryostat’s function is to provide cooling to the fusion reactor and to keep very high temperatures at its core under control.

L&T’s heavy engineering business won the contract from ITER India, a wing of the Department of Atomic Energy, for the scientific project in 2012.

The heavy engineering arm of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Tuesday flagged off the final assembly of a cryostat, the largest stainless-steel, high-vacuum pressure chamber to Cadarache in France.

Larsen & Toubro has already delivered the base section, the lower cylinder and the upper cylinder for the cryostat.

The cryostat’s function ...


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