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Title: Canister arrangement for storing radioactive waste

Abstract

The subject invention relates to a canister arrangement for jointly storing high level radioactive chemical waste and metallic waste resulting from the reprocessing of nuclear reactor fuel elements. A cylindrical steel canister is provided with an elongated centrally disposed billet of the metallic waste and the chemical waste in vitreous form is disposed in the annulus surrounding the billet.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6603733
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 6603733
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy TIC; ERA-06-015378; EDB-81-044382
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-26
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; 11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; CONTAINERS; CONFIGURATION; RADIOACTIVE WASTE STORAGE; HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES; GLASS; SOLID WASTES; STAINLESS STEELS; ALLOYS; CHROMIUM ALLOYS; CORROSION RESISTANT ALLOYS; IRON ALLOYS; IRON BASE ALLOYS; MANAGEMENT; MATERIALS; POLLUTANTS; RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; STEELS; STORAGE; WASTE MANAGEMENT; WASTE STORAGE; WASTES 052002* -- Nuclear Fuels-- Waste Disposal & Storage; 050900 -- Nuclear Fuels-- Transport, Handling, & Storage

Citation Formats

Lorenzo, D.K., and Van Cleve, J.E. Jr. Canister arrangement for storing radioactive waste. United States: N. p., 1980. Web.
Lorenzo, D.K., & Van Cleve, J.E. Jr. Canister arrangement for storing radioactive waste. United States.
Lorenzo, D.K., and Van Cleve, J.E. Jr. Wed . "Canister arrangement for storing radioactive waste". United States.
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title = {Canister arrangement for storing radioactive waste},
author = {Lorenzo, D.K. and Van Cleve, J.E. Jr.},
abstractNote = {The subject invention relates to a canister arrangement for jointly storing high level radioactive chemical waste and metallic waste resulting from the reprocessing of nuclear reactor fuel elements. A cylindrical steel canister is provided with an elongated centrally disposed billet of the metallic waste and the chemical waste in vitreous form is disposed in the annulus surrounding the billet.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1980},
month = {4}
}