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I don\\\'t know how on Earth you got to \\\"nothing else is damaged\\\" from what said, but I\\\'ll try to explain again.

The whole idea of meltdown being A Thing is because a fission reactor has tonnes of (solid) fuel inside that produces massive amounts of heat - and continues to do so after the excrement has hit the ventilator, for quite a while even after/if you stop the actual fission. This mass, if allowed to melt, will start melting through pretty much whatever is in its way until you manage to cool it back under control.

Fusion OTOH works with gram amounts of (gaseous) fuel, anything that goes wrong will stop fusion from occurring, and as soon as the reaction stops, so does the heat production.
That you can melt components of a fusion reactor doesn\\\'t mean it\\\'s a meltdown. You can melt the pistons of a combustion engine - that doesn\\\'t make it a meltdown.
Changed line(s) 1 from:
I don\'t know how on Earth you got to \
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I don\\\'t know how on Earth you got to \\\"nothing else is damaged\\\" from what said, but I\\\'ll try to explain again.

The whole idea of meltdown being A Thing is because a fission reactor has \\\'\\\'tonnes\\\'\\\' of (solid) fuel inside that produces massive amounts of heat - and continues to do so after the excrement has hit the ventilator, for quite a while even after/if you stop the actual fission. This mass, if allowed to melt, will start melting through pretty much whatever is in its way until you manage to cool it back under control.

Fusion OTOH works with gram amounts of (gaseous) fuel, anything that goes wrong will stop fusion from occurring, and as soon as the reaction stops, so does the heat production.
That you can melt components of a fusion reactor doesn\\\'t mean it\\\'s a meltdown. You can melt the pistons of a combustion engine - that doesn\\\'t make it a meltdown.
Changed line(s) 1 from:
I don\'t know how on Earth you go to \
to:
I don\\\'t know how on Earth you got to \\\"nothing else is damaged\\\" from what said, but I\\\'ll try to explain again.

The whole idea of meltdown being A Thing is because a fission reactor has \\\'\\\'tonnes\\\'\\\' of (solid) fuel inside that produces massive amounts of heat - and continues to do so after the excrement has hit the ventilator, for quite a while even after/if you stop the actual fission. This mass, if allowed to melt, will start melting through pretty much whatever is in its way until you manage to cool it back under control.

Fusion OTOH works with gram amounts of (gaseous) fuel, anything that goes wrong will stop fusion from occurring, and as soon as the reaction stops, so does the heat production.
That you can melt things in a fusion reactor doesn\\\'t mean it\\\'s a meltdown. You can melt the pistons of a combustion engine - that doesn\\\'t make it a meltdown.
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