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In-Can vitrification of ash

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The In-Can Melter is a metallic crucible heated in a refractory furnace using electrical resistors allowing in-container vitrification. The In-Can Melter trial aims to demonstrate the feasibility of the confinement in a glassy matrix of ash coming from existing incineration processes. The ash was pelletized to allow its introduction into the can without dust emissions and then is incorporated in a 50 wt.% waste loading confinement matrix. The full-scale trial was preceded by laboratory- and bench-scale tests.The microstructure and chemical durability of the wasteform were characterised.
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Maxime Fournier, Nicolas Massoni, J-Francois F Hollebecque. In-Can vitrification of ash. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 2020, 818 (1), pp.012005. ⟨10.1088/1757-899X/818/1/012005⟩. ⟨cea-03579858⟩
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