Corrosion and expansion of grouted Magnox

  title={Corrosion and expansion of grouted Magnox},
  author={John Cronin and Nick C Collier},
  journal={Mineralogical Magazine},
  pages={2901 - 2909}
With potential storage of several hundred years underground in a geological disposal facility (GDF) before closure, there is a requirement for radioactive waste packages to perform adequately. Over the past 25 years, cementitous grouts based on blast furnace slag (BFS) and ordinary Portland cement (OPC), have been used in the UK to immobilize intermediate-level waste (ILW), Magnox swarf, and currently such wasteforms are in surface storage awaiting geological disposal. Magnox fuel cladding will… CONTINUE READING