Title

Long Term Durability Testing of Simulated Iron-phosphate Nuclear Waste Glass

Abstract

Durability testing of simulated iron-phosphate nuclear waste glass was discussed. Product Consistency Test (PCT) and Vapor Hydration Test (VHT) were used to study an iron phosphate base glass and a simulated Hanford tank Farm B (TFB) waste loaded iron phosphate glass. It was found that the normalized release values for Na from PCTs with TFB glass ranged from 0.269 to 0.534 g/m2 for 182 and 7 day samples, and iron phosphate base glass composition react quickly under VHT.

Department(s)

Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering

Second Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Keywords and Phrases

Durability; Glass; Iron Oxides; Radioactive Wastes

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2003 Materials Research Society, All rights reserved.

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