Materials Examination (was called the Remote Metallographic Facility). NO CHARGE for equipment usage.
The storage facility consists of 100 underground tubes, each tube being approximately 10 feet tall. These tubes have been used to store radioactive specimens and small sized components for over 35 years and currently contain approximately 20,000 individual irradiated pieces.
High Level Cell (24x5x12), Low Level Cell (17.5x6x10), A & M Cells (6x6x11.5), SEM Cell (small)
The Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) is the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Energy's only designated nuclear energy user facility. Through peer-reviewed proposal processes, the NSUF provides researchers access to neutron, ion, and gamma irradiations, post-irradiation examination and beamline capabilities at Idaho National Laboratory and a diverse mix of university, national laboratory and industry partner institutions.