JRR-2(Japan Research Reactor No.2)
The JRR-2 facility was constructed as a multipurpose and high-performance research reactor, and attained its first criticality on October 1, 1960. The JRR-2 facility was used for neutron beam experiments, radioisotope production, and medical irradiation. The decommissioning of the JRR-2 facility began in 1997. The JRR-2 is now classified as a safe storage site.
Type Heavy water moderate, coolant tank type. Enriched Uranium (45%) Thermal Output 10,000kW Purpose Neutron beam experiments, Fuel and material irradiation, Radioisotope production. Operation 1960 to 1996
Outline of dismantling