Copper corrosion seminar 2017

2nd Copper Corrosion Seminar on November 2, 2017

Lecture hall A123, Otakaari 1 at Aalto University in Otaniemi, Espoo

- building nr. 1 on the map

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The seminar will deal with copper corrosion research carried out in Finland within the KYT programme, and in Sweden by SKB. The purpose of the seminar is to promote discussion between the researchers and to give an overview of the research topics to the wider audience.


10:15 Opening of the seminar, Juhani Rantala, VTT, Coordinator of the ”Kapseli” project
10:30 Jaakko Leino, STUK, ”Copper corrosion studies in the Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Waste Management”
11:00 Hannu Hänninen, Aalto university: “Effect of hydrogen absorption on SCC of copper in deoxygenated sulfide and chloride containing water”
11:40 Jari Aromaa, Aalto university: ”The effect of reaction product layers on copper corrosion in repository conditions”
12:20-13:30 Lunch break (at own cost)
13:30 Pauliina Rajala, VTT: “The microbial processes affecting the integrity of copper canister in repository”
14:10 Leena Carpen, VTT: ”Corrosion phenomena in microbially induced corrosion of copper in repository environment”
14:50-15:10 Coffee break
15:10 Christina Lilja, SKB: “Current status of copper corrosion research at SKB”
15:50 General discussion
16:30 Closing


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