scabbling


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scabbling

A chip or fragment of stone.
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TWI will demonstrate the integration of an industrial laser with the deployment and control systems, together with options for controlling and handling the debris produced from the scabbling (decontamination preparation) process.
The process is called 'scabbling' and involves a remote controlled cutter with a diamond tip that cuts into the concrete whilst all the dust and waste is sucked away into secure boxes.
One of the largest, Bedford Quarries, was the first ever to try hydraulic stripping and scabbling machines.
They find out about "pond scabbling", a process where they clear a layer of contaminated concrete from the pools where the plutonium rods were cooled.