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Facilities

CNL’s Chalk River Laboratories represent the largest single complex within Canada’s science and technology infrastructure. The site contains several licence-listed nuclear facilities, and more than 50 other unique facilities and laboratories. Please take the time to explore and discover the facilities available for use at CNL.

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X-Ray Diffraction Laboratory

CNL’s X-Ray Diffraction Laboratory (XRDL) is a modern, computer-controlled facility with diffractometers capable of providing texture, line- broadening, residual stress,...

Tritium Facility

CNL’s Tritium Facility is located at its Chalk River Laboratories. The Tritium Facility was originally built to support the tritium...

Transmission Electron Microscopy

CNL’s Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) facility is located at the Chalk River Laboratories. The Philips CM30 is a computer-controlled, intermediate...

Thermalhydraulics Laboratory

CNL’s Thermalhydraulics Laboratory (THL), located at CNL’s Chalk River Laboratories is one of Canada’s largest and most well equipped thermalhydraulic...

Strainer Test Facilities

CNL’s Strainer Test Facilities (STF) are located at its Chalk River Laboratories. The STF consists of two rigs, a multi-loop...