Recent advances in centrifugal contactors design

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Advances in thedesign of the Argonne centrifugal contactor for solvent extaction are being realized as these contactors are built, tested, and used to implement the TRUEX process for the cleanup of nuclear waste liquids. These advances include (1) using off-the-shelf, face-mounted motors, (2) modifying the contractor so that relatively volatile solvents can be used, (3) adding a high-level liquid detector that can be used to alert the plant operator of process upsets, (4) providing secondary feed ports, (5) optimizing support frame design, (6) maintaining a linear design with external interstage lines so the stages can be allocated as needed for ... continued below

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Leonard, R.A. October 1, 1987.

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Advances in thedesign of the Argonne centrifugal contactor for solvent extaction are being realized as these contactors are built, tested, and used to implement the TRUEX process for the cleanup of nuclear waste liquids. These advances include (1) using off-the-shelf, face-mounted motors, (2) modifying the contractor so that relatively volatile solvents can be used, (3) adding a high-level liquid detector that can be used to alert the plant operator of process upsets, (4) providing secondary feed ports, (5) optimizing support frame design, (6) maintaining a linear design with external interstage lines so the stages can be allocated as needed for extraction, scrub, strip, and solvent cleanup operations, and (7) developing features that facilitate contractor operation in remote facilities. 11 refs., 8 figs.

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  • 5. symposium on separation science and technology for energy application, Knoxville, TN, USA, 26 Oct 1987

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  • Other: DE88005959
  • Report No.: CONF-871038-11
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5587676
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1087203

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Leonard, R.A. Recent advances in centrifugal contactors design, article, October 1, 1987; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1087203/: accessed June 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.