Survey of agents and techniques applicable to the solidification of low-level radioactive wastes

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A review of the various solidification agents and techniques that are currently available or potentially applicable for the solidification of low-level radioactive wastes is presented. An overview of the types and quantities of low-level wastes produced is presented. Descriptions of waste form matrix materials, the wastes types for which they have been or may be applied and available information concerning relevant waste form properties and characteristics follow. Also included are descriptions of the processing techniques themselves with an emphasis on those operating parameters which impact upon waste form properties. The solidification agents considered in this survey include: hydraulic cements, thermoplastic ... continued below

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Fuhrmann, M.; Neilson, R.M. Jr. & Colombo, P. December 1, 1981.

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A review of the various solidification agents and techniques that are currently available or potentially applicable for the solidification of low-level radioactive wastes is presented. An overview of the types and quantities of low-level wastes produced is presented. Descriptions of waste form matrix materials, the wastes types for which they have been or may be applied and available information concerning relevant waste form properties and characteristics follow. Also included are descriptions of the processing techniques themselves with an emphasis on those operating parameters which impact upon waste form properties. The solidification agents considered in this survey include: hydraulic cements, thermoplastic materials, thermosetting polymers, glasses, synthetic minerals and composite materials. This survey is part of a program supported by the United States Department of Energy's Low-Level Waste Management Program (LLWMP). This work provides input into LLWMP efforts to develop and compile information relevant to the treatment and processing of low-level wastes and their disposal by shallow land burial.

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  • Other: DE82018867
  • Report No.: BNL-51521
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH00016
  • DOI: 10.2172/5295019 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5295019
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1072378

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Fuhrmann, M.; Neilson, R.M. Jr. & Colombo, P. Survey of agents and techniques applicable to the solidification of low-level radioactive wastes, report, December 1, 1981; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1072378/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.