Product consistency test of fully radioactive high-sodium content borosilicate glass K-26


Chemical durability of fully radioactive, high-sodium borosilicate glass K-26 was evaluated using the product consistency test PCT-A. Examination revealed normalised leaching rates as high as 5.93•10−2, 4.05•10−2 and 2.93•10−2 g/m2•day for sodium, boron and silicon respectively. Data on chemical durability of glass K-26 are consistent with similar composition glasses. These are of particular interest for performance assessment models.

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Ojovan, N., Startceva, I., Barinov, A. et al. Product consistency test of fully radioactive high-sodium content borosilicate glass K-26. MRS Online Proceedings Library 824, 360–365 (2004).

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