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Title: Claymax landfill cap

A commercial product called Claymax'' consisting of one-quarter inch of bentonite clay between two geotextile sheets is a candidate landfill cap to replace kaolin caps. A permeability apparatus incorporating a 20 foot water head was operated for 56 days to estimate a Claymax permeability of 2 {times} 10{sup {minus}9} cm/sec compared with 10{sup {minus}8}, the EPA max for a burial site cap. 1 fig.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6977895
Report Number(s):
WSRC-RP-89-1379
ON: DE90009066
DOE Contract Number:
AC09-89SR18035
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Westinghouse Savannah River Co., Aiken, SC (USA)
Sponsoring Org:
DOE/DP
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; BENTONITE; PERFORMANCE TESTING; SANITARY LANDFILLS; SEALS; ADSORPTION; CLAYS; EXPANSION; KAOLIN; PERMEABILITY; MANAGEMENT; SORPTION; TESTING; WASTE DISPOSAL; WASTE MANAGEMENT 052002* -- Nuclear Fuels-- Waste Disposal & Storage; 360603 -- Materials-- Properties