Accession Number : ADA322173

Title :   Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion of Disposial Containers for Radioactive Wastes.

Descriptive Note : Proceedings,

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB STENNIS SPACE CENTER MS MICROBIOLOGICALLY INFLUENCED CORR OSION SECTION

Personal Author(s) : Little, Brenda ; Wagner, Patricia

PDF Url : ADA322173

Report Date : FEB 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : Microbiologically influenced corrosion has been documented for all metals and alloys currently in use or proposed for packaging nuclear wastes, with the possible exception of titanium. Selection of a material that will provide a reliable physical barrier to prevent leakage of radionuclides will depend on a thorough understanding of mechanisms for microbiologically influenced corrosion, the geological/microbiological/chemical environments of storage sites and their evolution over time.

Descriptors :   *METALS, *CORROSION, *ALLOYS, *TITANIUM, *RADIOACTIVE WASTES, *MICROBIOLOGY, ENVIRONMENTS, CHEMICALS, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, GEOLOGY, BARRIERS, EVOLUTION(GENERAL), NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS, CONTAINERS, STORAGE, RADIOACTIVE ISOTOPES, WASTES(INDUSTRIAL).

Subject Categories : Biochemistry
      Microbiology
      Properties of Metals and Alloys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE