Sir Roger Makins visited in this days Denmark, and paid to day a special visited to RISOE, the Research Establishment of the Danish Atomic Energy Commission.
Sir Roger Makins visited in this days Denmark, and paid to day a special visited to RISOE, the Research Establishment of the Danish Atomic Energy Commission. Risoe was selected among several possible locations in the autumn of 1955 and has a total of 650 acres.
Risoe research establishment will command the facilities provided by three different types of research reactors acquired by virtue of the agreements of co-operation with the USA and UK. DRI Danish reactor number I is a low energy reactor of the homogeneous type especially adapted for educational purposes and physical experiments.
DR2 is a light water moderated heterogeneous tanktype research reactor of the Pluto-type as constructed for Harwell and Dounreay.
Danish industry and danish labour is responsible for all the construction work performed at Risoe. In the case of DR 2 and in particular DR3 the manufacturing of important components of the reactor itself have been sub-contracted to the Danish industrial enterprise.