The Product Consistency Test (PCT): How and Why it Was Developed

  1. Alex Cozzi and
  2. Tatsuki Ohji
  1. Carol M. Jantzen and
  2. Ned E. Bibler

Published Online: 21 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470538371.ch15

Environmental Issues and Waste Management Technologies in the Materials and Nuclear Industries XII

Environmental Issues and Waste Management Technologies in the Materials and Nuclear Industries XII

How to Cite

Jantzen, C. M. and Bibler, N. E. (2009) The Product Consistency Test (PCT): How and Why it Was Developed, in Environmental Issues and Waste Management Technologies in the Materials and Nuclear Industries XII (eds A. Cozzi and T. Ohji), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470538371.ch15

Author Information

  1. Savannah River National Laboratory, Aiken, South Carolina 29808

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470408483

Online ISBN: 9780470538371

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Keywords:

  • product consistency test;
  • glass-ceramic waste;
  • radioactive glasses;
  • defense waste processing facility;
  • borosilicate glass

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Scope of the PCT

  • Significance and Use of the PCT

  • The PCT and the High Level Waste (HLW) Acceptance Process

  • Development of the PCT

  • PCT Test Discrimination

  • Relation of PCT Results to Other Durability Test Responses

  • Comparison of PCT Glass Response to Other Waste Forms

  • Conclusions