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This paper provides an overview of the ultrasonic sealing-bolt technology developed at the JRC Ispra. The technique presently implemented for the safeguarding of multielement bottles (MEB) used for the transport/storage of spent fuel is highlighted and details of its main features - a unique random signature and an internal breaking device - are provided. Other applications under study or development are described including counterweight seals and PuO(2) cask seals.

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Authors: D'AGRAIVES B C, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: Spent Fuel Management Seminar X, Washington (US), January 13-15, 1993
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 37305 ORA
Record Number: 199410620 / Last updated on: 1994-11-28
Original language: en
Available languages: en