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High-Volume: Casks - Issues

  • Issues
    • Low-cost manufacturing techniques for large shapes
      • DUAGG™
        • Achieving a homogenous distribution in cement matrix
        • Ensuring adequate strength
      • Homogeneous mixture of DUO2 in cermet metal matrix
    • Long-term chemical stability of DUAGG™ in cement
    • Private sector partner
      • Spent fuel cask manufacturing and cask operations are all done by the private sector



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