Packaging of radioactive sludge

Packaging in concrete containers

Nuclear Decontamination and Decommissioning

France, 2012-2013

General description

Radioactive sludge removed from tank pneumatically and transferred for sealing in a cement matrix, then packaged in concrete containers.

MAIN CHARACTERISTICS

- design, development, and implementation of a process for packaging sludge,

- design, development, and construction of auxiliary tooling,

- installation and implementation of the process

Consortium

BOUYGUES CONSTRUCTION SERVICES NUCLEAIRES

Project owner

EDF

Key figures

17 m³

of sludge

25 T

of sludge

100

type C1PG casks

Locations

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