SKB and Posiva tested the LVDT-cell

Finnish nuclear waste management company Posiva Ltd and Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company SKB tested the LVDT-cell technique in their underground laboratories in ONKALO and Äspö at depths over -400 m in thorough testing campaign. Companies concluded that the state of stress established using the LVDT-cell was in agreement with the state of stress established previously using traditional overcoring and hydraulic fracturing methods.

Read the full report at Posiva’s website.

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