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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:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Knoxville, TN)
  2. (Kingston, TN)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN
OSTI Identifier:
864203
Patent Number(s):
4328423
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) ORNL
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
canister; arrangement; storing; radioactive; waste; subject; relates; jointly; level; chemical; metallic; resulting; reprocessing; nuclear; reactor; fuel; elements; cylindrical; steel; provided; elongated; centrally; disposed; billet; vitreous; form; annulus; surrounding; centrally disposed; fuel elements; fuel element; nuclear reactor; reactor fuel; radioactive waste; storing radioactive; level radioactive; steel canister; annulus surrounding; chemical waste; active chemical; canister arrangement; /250/588/976/

Citation Formats

Lorenzo, Donald K., and Van Cleve, Jr., John E. Canister arrangement for storing radioactive waste. United States: N. p., 1982. Web.
Lorenzo, Donald K., & Van Cleve, Jr., John E. Canister arrangement for storing radioactive waste. United States.
Lorenzo, Donald K., and Van Cleve, Jr., John E. Fri . "Canister arrangement for storing radioactive waste". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/864203.
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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.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1982},
month = {1}
}

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