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1. (WO2018185233) CONTAINER FOR LONG-LIVED LOW TO HIGH LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/185233    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/058753
Publication Date: Fri Oct 12 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Apr 06 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: G21F 5/005
Applicants: GLOBAL TELE MARKETING GTM SA
Inventors: STENGEL, Patrice
Title: CONTAINER FOR LONG-LIVED LOW TO HIGH LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE
Abstract:
The invention consists of a container for radioactive waste comprising an outer steel wall, an inner steel wall, a layer of lead located between the two steel walls, a steel base, a steel cover, a volume of quartz sand located inside the container, at least one internal receptacle/cassette/box that is coated/surrounded/covered at least partially by the volume of quartz sand; and radioactive waste located inside the receptacle. The internal container may be made of steel and may contain low level radioactive waste. Alternatively, the receptacle(s) may be made of ceramic material and may contain high level radioactive waste. In one preferred embodiment, the container comprises an internal rack into which the internal receptacles are placed.