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Table 2 Installation densities of the SB buffer materials (Rothfuchs et al. 2012)

From: In-situ experiments on bentonite-based buffer and sealing materials at the Mont Terri rock laboratory (Switzerland)

  Buk density achieved in situ (kg/m3) Bulk density achieved in the laboratory (kg/m3)
SB1 (65/35) 1720 1870–1930
SB2 (65/35) 1910 1870–1930
SB13 (50/50) 1640 n. d.
SB15 (0/100) 1690 1730–1820
Mock-up Test 2 (65/35) (for comparison)   2070