RadPiper pipe-crawling robot will help decommission DOE nuclear facility

A pair of autonomous RadPiper robots developed by Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute will help decommission a former US Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear facility. The RadPiper robot can safely go where humans can’t and accurately measure radiation levels on the inside of pipes. The Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon, Ohio, which shut down…

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