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High-Volume: Repository - Description

  • Description of potential uses
    • Structural component of cask (basket, wall) as a cermet
      • Cermet: DUO2 particles embedded in steel matrix
    • Fill material replacing He gas inside cask
      • DUO2 particles flowed into cask with vibration
    • Component of tunnel backfill
      • DUO2 mixed with native rock and other components
    • Ballast in invert to level bottom of circular tunnel
      • DUO2 inside hollow steel structure