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The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union's European Atomic Energy Community's (Euratom) Seventh Framework Programme FP7/2007-2013 under grant agreement no 323273, the DOPAS project.

Experiment 1. FSS

Full scale seal experiment is a technological demonstration to be performed in full scale above surface by Andra and Nagra

Geometric dimensions :

  • The test box is 36.1 meters long.

  • The diameter of the experiment is 7.6 meters inside and 9 meters outside (without recesses).

  • The containment walls are 5 meters long and the swelling clay core is 13.5 meters long.

Schedule :

  • The construction began on October 2012 and are finished at the end of 2013.

  • The testing activities are planned to start 2013 and at the beginning of 2014.

  • The dismantling is planned for the end of 2015.

FSS Experiment layout 2
© Andra

This Poster can be seen at FSS site and informs visitors about Experiment details.

DOPAS FSS Poster in Saint Dizier D7 9 (pdf) (2.5 MB)