Technical Tour Info

Tour 2
Thurs. 18th April 2019, Start @ 8am
Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF) & HFIR

Tour 1 (Canceled)
Sun. 14th April 2019 Start @ 1pm
SNS & Graphite Reactor sites

ORNL welcomes visitors to the Laboratory. However, there are security requirements for accessing the site. Please visit: for more information on these requirements.

The Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF) is DOE’s first such facility established to provide affordable and convenient access to R&D expertise, facilities, and tools to facilitate rapid adoption of advanced manufacturing technologies.

The High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) is the highest flux reactor-based source of neutrons for research in the United States, and it provides one of the highest steady-state neutron fluxes of any research reactor in the world.