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Atomic Energy

, Volume 87, Issue 1, pp 510–513 | Cite as

Solidification of concentrates of radioactively contaminated natural waters by cementation

  • V. N. Epimakhov
  • M. S. Oleinik
  • V. V. Martynov
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Abstract

This article concerns the solidification of concentrates (up to 195 g/l) of radioactively contaminated natural waters, whose salt content is determined mainly by bicarbonates, chlorides, and sulfates of alkali and alkaline-earth metals. The use of various types of Portland, slag, and alumina cements for this purpose is considered. It is shown that strong, water-resistant cement compounds suitable for burial in soil repositories can be obtained using appropriate binders. 5 tables, 7 references.

Keywords

Compressive Strength Bitumen Portland Cement Cementation Salt Content 
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© Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers 1999

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  • V. N. Epimakhov
  • M. S. Oleinik
  • V. V. Martynov

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