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Title: Yucca Mountain Waste Package Closure System

The current disposal path for high-level waste is to place the material into secure waste packages that are inserted into a repository. The Idaho National Laboratory has been tasked with the development, design, and demonstration of the waste package closure system for the repository project. The closure system design includes welding three lids and a purge port cap, four methods of nondestructive examination, and evacuation and backfill of the waste package, all performed in a remote environment. A demonstration of the closure system will be performed with a full-scale waste package.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
911699
Report Number(s):
INL/CON-06-01228
TRN: US0800091
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC07-99ID-13727
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 2006 International High Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference,Las Vegas, Nevada,04/30/2006,05/04/2006
Research Org:
Idaho National Laboratory (INL)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 - MGMT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; CLOSURES; DESIGN; RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT; WASTES; WELDING; YUCCA MOUNTAIN waste package closure system; Yucca Mountain