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1. (WO2008153478) CANISTER FOR FINAL REPOSITORY OF SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL

Pub. No.:    WO/2008/153478    International Application No.:    PCT/SE2008/050615
Publication Date: Fri Dec 19 00:59:59 CET 2008 International Filing Date: Tue May 27 01:59:59 CEST 2008
IPC: G21F 9/36
G21F 5/005
Applicants: GRINDER, Olle
HULTQVIST, Gunnar
SZAKALOS, Peter
Inventors: GRINDER, Olle
HULTQVIST, Gunnar
SZAKALOS, Peter
Title: CANISTER FOR FINAL REPOSITORY OF SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL
Abstract:
The invention relates to a canister (1) for final repository of spent fuel elements from a nuclear reactor, comprising an insert (2) that contains said spent fuel elements, an inner copper casing (4a, 4b, 4c) that encloses the insert (2), and at least one outer casing (5a, 5b, 5c) that encloses the copper casing and that consists of a passive-film-forming metal or metal alloy, the passive film on the casing being constituted by an essentially oxidic film that is rich in one or more of the metals in the group of metals that consist of the metals zirconium, chromium and titanium.