The GT150 unit installed on-site in its purpose-built enclosure at Los Alamos National Laboratory (photograph courtesy of LANL).

A brand new GT150 beam centrifuge for the Los Alamos lab

The prestigious Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has invested in a Broadbent GT150 beam centrifuge. With its 3m radius and a total weight of around 17 tonnes, this advanced machine can carry a payload of 150 g-tonnes and has a maximum rotational speed of 250 rpm. The unit also includes a drive system, control system and a Broadbent G-Max data acquisition system (DAS) together with associated network connections and a slip ring stack.

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