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High-Volume: Casks - Program Focus

ORNL furnace for cermet development
ORNL furnace for cermet development
  • Program focus (ORNL)
    • Obtaining private sector partners: NUKEM, others??
      • CRADA covering DUCRETE™ and cermet casks is imminent
    • Develop low-cost process to make large cermet shapes
    • Experiments on stability of DUAGG™ in cement
    • DUAGG™ production: Russian (funded), Y-12
    • Strength enhancement with fibers