By D. Feron, D. D. Macdonald
The deliberate length of isolation of excessive point nuclear waste from the ecosphere is nearly 10,000 years. For the final ten years programmes at the long term corrosion resistance of packing containers of such waste became more and more major to the overseas neighborhood. A workshop dedicated to this topic was once organised via the ecu Federation of Corrosion and came about in Cadarache, France, in November 2001.
The lawsuits are lined within the 36 chapters of this quantity and contain reviews from 8 diverse nations. those procedure the challenge not just by utilizing corrosion assessments but additionally through the improvement of deterministic and empirical types which are helpful to extrapolate the behaviour of candidate fabrics. One consultation was once dedicated to an research of the long term corrosion of historic and archaeological artefacts, together with the well-known Delhi pillar, a extraordinary instance of the impact that 1600 years of atmospheric publicity could have on a ferrous steel.
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O 100 i i i i iii iii iiili 75 50 _-- ! 25 . 1 . . 0 . 0 years Fig. 7 Temperature at different points in the engineered barrierfor vitrified waste packages. Containers & Overpacksfor High-Level Radioactive Waste: French Corrosion Programme 29 Radiological: the [3/5' radiation, particularly that associated with short or medium-life radionuclides, may favour the creation of oxidising species via radiolysis of the water outside the container if the thickness of the container is not sufficient to attenuate its effect.
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This special characteristic is dependent upon the absence of complex-forming agents (chloride, sulfur or ammonia species in particular): - In an oxidising environment, copper corrodes at low generalised corrosion rates (less than one micrometre per year). - The risk of localised corrosion by pitting or crevice corrosion cannot be excluded. The mechanical resistance of copper is low in comparison with that of steel: the design of a copper container must be associated with an internal structure in steel, which guarantees the mechanical strength function (for example, the Swedish insert for spent fuel containers).