1997:12 Study of International Published Experiences in Joining Copper and Copper-alloys

This study has revealed a number of joining processes to be used when manufacturing copper-canisters for the final storage of high level nuclear waste. However, the decision on which material and which joining process to be used has to be based on the design criterions. The welding procedure has to be qualified i.e, it shall be demonstrated whether the procedure is capable of fulfilling specified requirements.