Corrosion experiments on stainless steels used in dry storage canisters of spent nuclear fuel

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Nonradioactive (cold) experiments have been set up in the Idaho Chemical Processing Plant (ICPP)-1634, and radioactive (hot) experiments have been set up in the Irradiated Fuel Storage Facility (IFSF) at ICPP. The objective of these experiments is to provide information on the interactions (corrosion) between the spent nuclear fuel currently stored at the ICPP and the dry storage canisters and containment materials in which this spent fuel will be stored for the next several decades. This information will be used to help select canister materials that will retain structural integrity over this period within economic, criticality, and other constraints. The ... continued below

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Ryskamp, J.M.; Adams, J.P.; Faw, E.M. & Anderson, P.A. September 1, 1996.

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Nonradioactive (cold) experiments have been set up in the Idaho Chemical Processing Plant (ICPP)-1634, and radioactive (hot) experiments have been set up in the Irradiated Fuel Storage Facility (IFSF) at ICPP. The objective of these experiments is to provide information on the interactions (corrosion) between the spent nuclear fuel currently stored at the ICPP and the dry storage canisters and containment materials in which this spent fuel will be stored for the next several decades. This information will be used to help select canister materials that will retain structural integrity over this period within economic, criticality, and other constraints. The two purposes for Dual Purpose Canisters (DPCs) are for interim storage of spent nuclear fuel and for shipment to a final geological repository. Information on how corrosion products, sediments, and degraded spent nuclear fuel may corrode DPCs will be required before the DPCs will be allowed to be shipped out of the State of Idaho. The information will also be required by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to support the licensing of DPCs. Stainless steels 304L and 316L are the most likely materials for dry interim storage canisters. Welded stainless steel coupons are used to represent the canisters in both hot and cold experiments.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97050818

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  • Other: DE97050818
  • Report No.: INEL--96/0317
  • Grant Number: AC07-94ID13223
  • DOI: 10.2172/425304 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 425304
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc682824

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Ryskamp, J.M.; Adams, J.P.; Faw, E.M. & Anderson, P.A. Corrosion experiments on stainless steels used in dry storage canisters of spent nuclear fuel, report, September 1, 1996; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc682824/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.