In 2007, Cegelec has been attributed a contract by ANDRA under the ESDRED program (Engineering Studies and Demonstrations of Repository Designs) financed by 13 organisations across Europe, for the design, manufacturing and trial test of a full scale industrial demonstrator of HL-LL waste canister transfer system. Completed in 2009, this project gives a good synthesis of solutions the industry can offer in order to manage HLW transportation with regard to deep geological disposal. This paper highlights solutions developed and results achieved with numerous pictures of the actual system.

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