Skip Navigation
Depleted UF6 Logo (Go to Home Page)

DU UsesDU Uses R&D
 Business Case for R&D on Beneficial Uses of DU
 Repository Applications
 Radiation Shielding
 Catalysts for Destruction of Air Pollutants
 Uranium Oxide Semiconductors
 By-products from DU Storage
 Other Activities



Mailing List Signup
Receive e-mail updates about this project and web site.
Search:
DUF6 Guide DU Uses DUF6 Management and Uses DUF6 Conversion EIS Documents  News FAQs Internet Resources Glossary

Additional Information on Fills

PDF Depleted Uranium Dioxide as SNF Waste Package Fill: A Disposal Option (111 KB)

Concept description and quantities of DU (fill and cermet), which are used in a repository waste package

C. W. Forsberg, "Depleted Uranium Dioxide as SNF Waste Package Fill: A Disposal Option," Spectrum 2000: International Conference on Nuclear and Hazardous Waste Management, Chattanooga, Tennessee, September 24 – 28, 2000, American Nuclear Society.

PDF Depleted Uranium Dioxide as a Spent-Nuclear-Fuel Waste-Package Particulate Fill: Fill Behavior (728 KB)

Expected fill behavior over geological time

C. W. Forsberg, "Depleted Uranium Dioxide as a Spent-Nuclear-Fuel Waste-Package Particulate Fill: Fill Behavior," Waste Management 2001, Tucson, Arizona, February 25 – March 1, 2001.

PDF Depleted-Uranium Dioxide As SNF Waste Package Particulate Fill: Engineering Properties (88 KB)

Engineering properties of DU dioxide fill

C. W. Forsberg, "Depleted-Uranium Dioxide As SNF Waste Package Particulate Fill: Engineering Properties," 2001 International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 29 – May 3, 2001, American Nuclear Society, La Grange Park, Illinois.

PDF Effect of Depleted-Uranium-Dioxide Particulate Fill on Spent-Nuclear-Fuel Waste Packages (1.75 MB)

Detailed description of fill concept and potential benefits

C. W. Forsberg, "Effect of Depleted-Uranium-Dioxide Particulate Fill on Spent-Nuclear-Fuel Waste Packages," Nuclear Technology 131, 337 – 353 (September 2000).

PDF Description of the Canadian Particulate Fill Waste Package (WP) System for Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) and Its Applicability to Light-Water Reactor SNF WASTE PACKAGES with Depleted Uranium Dioxide Fill (6.78 MB)

Canadian experience in waste package fill applications (non-uranium)

C. W. Forsberg, Description of the Canadian Particulate Fill Waste Package (WP) System for Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) and Its Applicability to Light-Water Reactor SNF WASTE PACKAGES with Depleted Uranium Dioxide Fill, ORNL/TM-13502, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, October 1997.

Page 4 of 4

Return to:

Research and Development: Uses for Depleted Uranium (DU)



e-mail icon E-mail to a friend