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Comparison of the corrosion behaviors of the glass-bonded sodalite ceramic waste form and reference HLW glasses.

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A glass-bonded sodalite ceramic waste form is being developed for the long-term immobilization of salt wastes that are generated during spent nuclear fuel conditioning activities. A durable waste form is prepared by hot isostatic pressing (HIP) a mixture of salt-loaded zeolite powders and glass frit. A mechanistic description of the corrosion processes is being developed to support qualification of the CWF for disposal. The initial set of characterization tests included two standard tests that have been used extensively to study the corrosion behavior of high level waste (HLW) glasses: the Material Characterization Center-1 (MCC-1) Test and the Product Consistency Test ... continued below

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Ebert, W. L. & Lewis, M. A. May 6, 1999.

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A glass-bonded sodalite ceramic waste form is being developed for the long-term immobilization of salt wastes that are generated during spent nuclear fuel conditioning activities. A durable waste form is prepared by hot isostatic pressing (HIP) a mixture of salt-loaded zeolite powders and glass frit. A mechanistic description of the corrosion processes is being developed to support qualification of the CWF for disposal. The initial set of characterization tests included two standard tests that have been used extensively to study the corrosion behavior of high level waste (HLW) glasses: the Material Characterization Center-1 (MCC-1) Test and the Product Consistency Test (PCT). Direct comparison of the results of tests with the reference CWF and HLW glasses indicate that the corrosion behaviors of the CWF and HLW glasses are very similar.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00011790

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  • American Ceramic Society 101st Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN (US), 04/25/1999--04/28/1999

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  • Report No.: ANL/CMT/CP-98944
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 11790
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc620421

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Ebert, W. L. & Lewis, M. A. Comparison of the corrosion behaviors of the glass-bonded sodalite ceramic waste form and reference HLW glasses., article, May 6, 1999; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc620421/: accessed January 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.