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Title: Corrosion resistant storage container for radioactive material

Abstract

A corrosion resistant long-term storage container for isolating high-level radioactive waste material in a repository is claimed. The container is formed of a plurality of sealed corrosion resistant canisters of different relative sizes, with the smaller canisters housed within the larger canisters, and with spacer means disposed between juxtaposed pairs of canisters to maintain a predetermined spacing between each of the canisters. The combination of the plural surfaces of the canisters and the associated spacer means is effective to make the container capable of resisting corrosion, and thereby of preventing waste material from leaking from the innermost canister into the ambient atmosphere.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
5890675
Application Number:
ON: DE85011666
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy EDB-85-083424
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76CH00016
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; CONTAINERS; FABRICATION; RADIOACTIVE WASTE DISPOSAL; CORROSION RESISTANCE; HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES; MANAGEMENT; MATERIALS; RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; WASTE DISPOSAL; WASTE MANAGEMENT; WASTES; 052002* - Nuclear Fuels- Waste Disposal & Storage

Citation Formats

Schweitzer, D.G., and Davis, M.S. Corrosion resistant storage container for radioactive material. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Schweitzer, D.G., & Davis, M.S. Corrosion resistant storage container for radioactive material. United States.
Schweitzer, D.G., and Davis, M.S. Thu . "Corrosion resistant storage container for radioactive material". United States.
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title = {Corrosion resistant storage container for radioactive material},
author = {Schweitzer, D.G. and Davis, M.S.},
abstractNote = {A corrosion resistant long-term storage container for isolating high-level radioactive waste material in a repository is claimed. The container is formed of a plurality of sealed corrosion resistant canisters of different relative sizes, with the smaller canisters housed within the larger canisters, and with spacer means disposed between juxtaposed pairs of canisters to maintain a predetermined spacing between each of the canisters. The combination of the plural surfaces of the canisters and the associated spacer means is effective to make the container capable of resisting corrosion, and thereby of preventing waste material from leaking from the innermost canister into the ambient atmosphere.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {8}
}