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Title: Reconsolidation of salt as applied to permanent seals for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

Abstract

Reconsolidated salt is a fundamental component of the permanent seals for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. As regulations are currently understood and seal concepts envisioned, emplaced salt is the sole long-term seal component designed to prevent the shafts from becoming preferred pathways for rating gases or liquids. Studies under way in support of the sealing function of emplaced salt include laboratory testing of crushed salt small-scale in situ tests, constitutive modeling of crushed salt, calculations of the opening responses during operation and closure, and design practicalities including emplacement techniques. This paper briefly summarizes aspects of these efforts and key areas of future work.

Authors:
 [1]; ;  [2]
  1. Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
  2. RE/SPEC, Inc., Rapid City, SD (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10176069
Report Number(s):
SAND-93-1348C; CONF-9309205-2
ON: DE93017494
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 3. conference on the mechanical behavior of salt,Paliseau (France),14-16 Sep 1993; Other Information: PBD: [1993]
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; ALPHA-BEARING WASTES; UNDERGROUND DISPOSAL; SEALING MATERIALS; TESTING; SALT DEPOSITS; CREEP; WIPP; PERFORMANCE; STRAINS; PERMEABILITY; DENSITY; CONTAINMENT; 052002; WASTE DISPOSAL AND STORAGE

Citation Formats

Hansen, F.D., Callahan, G.D., and Van Sembeek, L.L. Reconsolidation of salt as applied to permanent seals for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. United States: N. p., 1993. Web.
Hansen, F.D., Callahan, G.D., & Van Sembeek, L.L. Reconsolidation of salt as applied to permanent seals for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. United States.
Hansen, F.D., Callahan, G.D., and Van Sembeek, L.L. Thu . "Reconsolidation of salt as applied to permanent seals for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10176069.
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title = {Reconsolidation of salt as applied to permanent seals for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant},
author = {Hansen, F.D. and Callahan, G.D. and Van Sembeek, L.L.},
abstractNote = {Reconsolidated salt is a fundamental component of the permanent seals for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. As regulations are currently understood and seal concepts envisioned, emplaced salt is the sole long-term seal component designed to prevent the shafts from becoming preferred pathways for rating gases or liquids. Studies under way in support of the sealing function of emplaced salt include laboratory testing of crushed salt small-scale in situ tests, constitutive modeling of crushed salt, calculations of the opening responses during operation and closure, and design practicalities including emplacement techniques. This paper briefly summarizes aspects of these efforts and key areas of future work.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {Thu Jul 01 00:00:00 EDT 1993},
month = {Thu Jul 01 00:00:00 EDT 1993}
}

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