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Title: Radioactive waste disposal package

A radioactive waste disposal package comprising a canister for containing vitrified radioactive waste material and a sealed outer shell encapsulating the canister. A solid block of filler material is supported in said shell and convertible into a liquid state for flow into the space between the canister and outer shell and subsequently hardened to form a solid, impervious layer occupying such space.
  1. (Bethel Park, PA)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Report Number(s):
US H152
DOE Contract Number:
Resource Type:
Research Org:
Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Country of Publication:
United States
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